This is a speech no-one made in the debate on assisted dying on Friday 18th July 2014 in the House of Lords. (See earlier posts on this subject by clicking on “ASSISTED SUICIDE” in the TAG CLOUD). 436 more words
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Here are some facts from the required reporting of statistics from Oregon for 2013 regarding the Death with Dignity Act. This is a brief summary only. 300 more words
Under the 1961 Suicide Act, it remains a criminal offence to help someone take their own life. But, is that all about to change? The legislation for assisted suicide is being debated upon in the House of Lords this month. 888 more words
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who fought successfully against apartheid in South Africa, came out strongly in favour of assisted suicide this month.
He is the latest leading Christian figure to offer support for the idea of “dying with dignity” through this form of euthanasia. 822 more words