Petition

MPs: Stand Up for Our Conscientious Doctors and Nurses!

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Support Bill C-268

To the Minister of Justice and all Members of Parliament:

I would like to voice my support for Bill C-268, “An Act to amend the Criminal Code (intimidation of health care professionals)”.

This Bill would ensure Canada’s doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other health care providers are able to do their jobs with integrity, without being coerced into acting against their conscience.

I value my health care professionals, along with their knowledge, training, expertise, and discernment. I respect the decision that many of them make to refuse to participate in euthanasia and assisted suicide (also known as “MAiD”).

Many health care providers assert that euthanasia and assisted suicide are a violation of medical ethics. This is the long-standing position of the World Medical Association. This is also enshrined in the Hippocratic Oath, the traditional standard of medical ethics. Many also express religious and moral objections over taking the life of another human being.

Some medical professionals object so strongly that they would rather leave their profession than participate in any way in these homicidal acts.

No doctors, nurses, pharmacists, or other health care providers should feel pressured to violate their conscience. They should never be at risk of discrimination or reprisals in their employment for simply acting in accord with their training, ethics, and sincerely-held beliefs.

Therefore, in support of our Canadian medical professionals, and in consideration of Canada’s Charter of Rights and its respect for conscience, I am asking you to lend your support to Bill C-268.

Bill C-268 does more than give lip service to medical professionals’ conscience rights, it puts those rights into law and penalizes abusers.

Sincerely,

[ The Undersigned ]

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Pat S. Windsor, ON
Jul 31, 2021 - 04:05pm
Anonymous Sault Ste.Marie , ON
Jul 30, 2021 - 07:13pm
Anonymous surrey, BC
Jul 23, 2021 - 07:27pm
Anonymous Dalmeny, SK
Jul 7, 2021 - 11:39pm
Anonymous Delta, BC
Jul 2, 2021 - 01:05pm
Elaine S. Toronto, ON
Jun 26, 2021 - 01:07pm
Raul L. Surrey, BC
Jun 26, 2021 - 01:01pm
Charlette O. Edmonton, AB
Jun 26, 2021 - 01:00am
Anonymous Calgary, AB
Jun 25, 2021 - 07:49pm
I do believe that health professionals should not be forced to do anything that goes against their conscience when there are other professionals who are willing to perform the service for whom the service is not a problem of conscience.
Elizabeth N. Mississauga, ON
Jun 23, 2021 - 09:33pm
Forcing someone to act against their conscience is totally unacceptable.
Anonymous Mississauga, ON
Jun 23, 2021 - 08:11pm
Anonymous Ottawa, ON
Jun 22, 2021 - 10:28pm
Celeste S. Calgary, AB
Jun 21, 2021 - 01:21pm
Anonymous Calgary, AB
Jun 21, 2021 - 11:27am
Alex H. Calgary, AB
Jun 19, 2021 - 08:01am