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Scottish bill guides published
Scottish bill guides published
As the stage one debate draws closer, Care Not Killing releases guides to Patrick Harvie's assisted suicide proposals for Scotland
6.3% of Belgian deaths now E&AS
6.3% of Belgian deaths now E&AS
New analysis finds that 4.6% of deaths in Belgium are by euthanasia, 0.05% by assisted suicide and 1.7% are 'hastened... without explicit request from patient'
MPs report on end of life care
MPs report on end of life care
The Commons Health Select Committee report on end of life care was welcomed - cautiously
PAS debate: doctor to doctor
PAS debate: doctor to doctor
Watch Dr Peter Saunders address the question, 'should assisted suicide be legalised?', at Luton and Dunstable Hospital on 10 March 2015, placing established arguments in the current policy context
First Minister rejects AS Bill
First Minister rejects AS Bill
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon refuses to support the controversial bill before MSPs, saying: 'I believe we should support people to live'

personal stories

Death With Dignity?
Death With Dignity?
'living through a similar situation in all its grim reality has convinced me that assisted suicide is not the answer'

When the call comes
When the call comes
Author Charles Lambert on putting his life on hold for a year to care for his dying mother

LIS sufferer graduates
LIS sufferer graduates
Various media outlets have carried the story of Dawn Faizey Webster, who has completed a degree and written an autobiography since developing locked-in syndrome more than ten years ago

'The law protected me'
'The law protected me'
Lucinda Hardy writes in support of her home state of Montana's current laws, which protect disabled people - like her.

Voices against 'assisted dying'
Voices against 'assisted dying'
The second reading of Lord Falconer's Bill caused people from all walks of life to explain why Lord Falconer's Bill would hurt them.

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