Assisted suicide decision "short-sighted"
On Friday, the B.C. Supreme Court ruled in her favour, finding that the law banning assisted suicide is unconstitutional.
In her decsion, Justice Lynn Smith said the law discriminated against physically-disabled people who are unable to commit suicide as able-bodied people can.
Hal Spellicy is a member of the ALS community, his sister Anne has lived with ALS for 23 years.
As he tells Daybreak guest host Valerie McTavish, he feels this decision is short-sighted and will pave the way for the abuse of people with disabilities.
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