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Canada OKs Doctor-Assisted Suicide, for Terminally Ill Only

Canada's Senate on Friday passed a bill that would allow terminally ill people to end their lives with assistance from a doctor. The bill passed easily, 44-28, ending a political deadlock between the upper and lower houses. It will become law after royal assent by the governor general, a step that is largely a formality. The limitation of doctor-assisted suicide to those who are terminally ill had been a point of contention in lawmakers' debates. Some senators wanted to broaden...

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