This subject is very current here in Canada. I have been watching the proceeding that our government has put in places. Assorted meeting with different groups.
This thread looks like a rich source of information. I will have to spend some time reading.
I shut down on one video presentation which had a member of the Catholic Church expounding in their opening statement 'about the gift of life given to us by god.' How suffering is a gift is not clear to me. Though from a Buddhist point of view, it is one of the four noble truths. But that's not the same as a gift.
A good learner is forever walking the narrow path between blindness and hallucination. ― Pedro Domingos, The Master Algorithm