Do you remember when they justified the decriminalization of euthanasia by saying that it would only be for people "at the end of life" who were suffering excruciatingly and had no hope of getting out of it? Remember how pro-lifers were called alarmists -- even conspiracy theorists-- when we predicted that euthanasia would quickly become not only a banal "suicide on demand" service, but also that it would be "offered" to physically healthy yet depressed and vulnerable people, as well as children?
If you don't believe that we predicted all of this, even in 2010, long before the decriminalization of euthanasia in Quebec in 2014, followed by decriminalization in Canada as a whole in 2016, you can take a look at the brief we submitted in 2010 to the "Special Commission on Dying with Dignity" in Quebec (sorry, this one is en français only). You will see there that we have foreseen all the disasters which today fill the pages of our newspapers. Do we have a crystal ball? No, we have only a simple desire to know the truth and to tell it. It's very little, but today it's a lot.
What happens next? How do we put things in order, how do we shut this terrible Pandora's box which is the decriminalization of euthanasia (and abortion)?
Here too we have our diagnosis and the remedy: our society is dying of apostasy and must return to God. I explained it at length to the parliamentary committee on euthanasia in Ottawa. You can read my statement here. Will they listen, or harden their hearts again? History will tell us; but no matter what they do, we'll have done our duty!
More Quebec Pro-Life News
Vigil 365: Two hearts. Two souls. Two lives!
Every morning of the year, a Vigil is held near the Berri-UQAM metro station. It was initiated in February 2020 by its organizer Brian Jenkins. People meet to pray for life and honor the unborn. In this case, it is not just a weekly good habit, but an important discipline in their spiritual lives.
Quebec College of Physicians criticized for justifying euthanasia of critically ill infants
Catherine Levesque published an article on October 11, 2022 in the National Post. She reports that the Quebec College of Physicians is being criticized by advocacy groups for proposing that euthanasia for critically ill newborns be made legal.
We must reaffirm "the supremacy of God and the rule of law" in order to protect the weakest
We are fundamentally opposed to the introduction and any expansion of MAID, particularly because MAID violates the spirit of the preamble to the Canadian Constitution: "Whereas Canada is founded on principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law."
Lachine man requests assisted suicide due to shortcomings of his long term care facility
CTV News shares the sad story of a 66-year-old Lachine man who asked his doctor for "medical assistance in dying", or assisted suicide, due to the lack of care from his Local community services centres (CLSC) in the Dorval-Lachine borough.
Life Chain organized in Montreal without opposition this year
It was a peaceful demonstration, with participants praying while holding their signs. A few cars honked in support of the messages, and some people even tried to interact with the protesters, but there was no opposition group in Montreal this year. The group included people of all ages, with slightly more women than men.
Kelly Block's Bill C-230 defeated in Parliament
The bill was intended to protect the freedom of conscience of health care professionals faced with requests for "medical assistance in dying". It was intended to amend the Criminal Code to allow health professionals not to participate "directly or indirectly" in assisted suicides (euthanasia).