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A risk inherent in the Assisted Dying Bill
A risk inherent in the Assisted Dying Bill
Our CEO writes in the Herald (11 January 2022) concerning reasons for opposition to Liam McArthur's proposed Holyrood bill
CNK and ODOC respond to Scottish bill
CNK and ODOC respond to Scottish bill
Read the joint submission of Care Not Killing and Our Duty of Care to the Scottish Parliament consultation concerning a proposed assisted suicide bill.
Scottish assisted suicide consultation guide
Scottish assisted suicide consultation guide
Your responses are invited to a consultation document on assisted suicide for Scotland ahead of a 22 December deadline
WATCH: experts' warnings to MSPs
WATCH: experts' warnings to MSPs
Watch Dutch ethicist and former euthanasia regulator Prof Theo Boer; Canadian palliative care physician Dr Leonie Herx; and academic and disability rights advocate Dr Miro Griffiths address our 23 November seminar for MSPs, co-hosted with Not Dead Yet.
Scores of peers speak against bill
Scores of peers speak against bill
A press release from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dying Well (a network of MPs and peers, supported by Care Not Killing, promoting excellence in end of life care and opposing the legalisation of doctor assisted suicide) following the Assisted Dying Bill's second reading in the House of Lords.

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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