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The RCGP, assisted suicide and 'neutrality'
The RCGP, assisted suicide and 'neutrality'
What the RCGP is asking members, what neutrality really means, and why members should remain opposed
World Medical Association affirms E&AS opposition
World Medical Association affirms E&AS opposition
In reiterating its 'firm' opposition to euthanasia and assisted suicide, the WMA also condemns constraints placed upon doctors' conscience rights
Court allows RCP challenge
Court allows RCP challenge
The High Court gives doctors permission to challenge the Royal College of Physicians' conduct concerning a shift to neutrality on assisted suicide
Disability body reasserts assisted suicide dangers
Disability body reasserts assisted suicide dangers
The US National Council on Disability's report "Assisted Suicide Laws and their Danger to People with Disabilities" 'finds that the dangers and harms that NCD identified in 1997 and 2005 are at least as significant today.'
Outgoing minister attempts PAS law review
Outgoing minister attempts PAS law review
Days before the administration he serves in comes to an end, pro-assisted suicide Justice Secretary David Gauke makes a 'call for evidence' concerning a possible change in the law

personal stories

Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Euthanasia in Belgium - a son's story
Godelieva De Troyer had been suffering from chronic depression for twenty years when she was euthanised, her family unaware, by the doctor who co-chairs the federal euthanasia regulator and who co-founded an organisation De Troyer had just given money to.

Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Assisted suicide law 'would make me feel a burden'
Mark Blackwell, living with Parkinson's disease and the after-effects of a severe stroke, explains why he fears legalised assisted suicide

'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
'Nobody said: "Why do you want to die?"'
Disability activist describes 'the thing that solidified for me that we actually can't safely put in place in this country assisted suicide legislation', as Western Australia mulls euthanasia

'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
'So grateful there wasn't a change in the law'
CNK Board member Nola Leach speaks on Radio 4 about her husband's death after three years living with 'brutal' Alzheimer's

Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Kiwis speak: the threat to us
Watch ordinary New Zealanders explain why a proposed assisted suicide law would pose a direct threat to them and countless people like them

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