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Calls to amend Quebec Civil Code mount in wake of Jehovah’s Witness death

Calls to reform Quebec’s Civil Code are mounting in response to the death of Éloïse Dupuis, a 26-year-old Jehovah’s Witness woman, six days after she gave birth in October.

Dupuis’s refusal of an emergency blood transfusion to treat a hemorrhage led her aunt, Manon Boyer, to call for changes to the law that would allow staff at Quebec hospitals to administer life-saving treatment in such circumstances.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/jehovahs-witness-death-quebec-civil-code-1.3868610