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2017-03: AEBC’s Position on Medical Assistance in Dying

Whereas, medical assistance in dying is a very controversial subject which results in many passionate points of view; and

And whereas, the members understand the position adopted by the 2016-17 Board of Directors on December 14, 2016: that the AEBC will remain neutral and express no specific position with regards to medical assistance in dying at this time.

And whereas, AEBC members believe the AEBC should express a view in circumstances involving blindness;

Therefore, be it resolved that AEBC adopt the following position: that blindness not be considered as adequate grounds to justify medical assistance in dying.