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Conservative Values

Trudeau will not whip Liberal MPs to vote in favor of euthanasia bill

The majority Liberal government is backing down on its initial plan to whip the vote in favor of a forthcoming law that allows doctors to kill their patients.

It now says that it will allow MPs to vote on the controversial bill to be tabled today according to their consciences, reported the Globe and Mail today.

In February Liberal House Leader Dominic LeBlanc had told reporters that Liberal MPs would be forced to vote the party line in support of assisted suicide, a move that would guarantee the bill's passage.

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