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CNK CEO on BMA vote & the need for more research
CNK CEO on BMA vote & the need for more research
BMA opts for Neutrality on Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia as Leading ‘Choice’ Advocate admits we need more research on Painful Deaths
BMA goes neutral after knife-edge vote
BMA goes neutral after knife-edge vote
The doctors’ union’s Annual Representative Meeting considered its stance on assisted suicide and euthanasia in light of a pre-pandemic membership survey
Press Release: disappointment at BMA vote
Press Release: disappointment at BMA vote
Care Not Killing disappointed at “divisive” BMA vote, which shows divide between doctors on assisted suicide and euthanasia
CNK welcomes former Archbishop's statement
CNK welcomes former Archbishop's statement
'CNK welcomes Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury and Archbishop of Wales, “timely” intervention warning against the dangers of assisted suicide, just days after his predecessor reiterated his support for the controversial practice.'
Irish Justice Committee rebuffs bill
Irish Justice Committee rebuffs bill
TDs and Senators decline to recommend assisted suicide and euthanasia bill with ‘serious flaws’ and potential for ‘unintended policy consequences.’

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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  • RT @DyingWellAppg: Lord Clement-Jones says it's impossible to mitigate the risks to the vulnerable. He describes the slippery slope in acti…
  • RT @JustinWelby: No amount of reassurance can make a vulnerable or disabled person feel equally safe, or equally valued, by the changes tha…
  • RT @DyingWellAppg: Lord Pendry quotes @JamesACMumford in his speech opposing the bill. He says 'dignity means showing people who are dying…
  • RT @notdeadyetuk: Here's @BnsJaneCampbell writing in the Guardian @guardian today on assisted suicide. 'Disabled people need more help to l…
  • RT @DyingWellAppg: "Therefore very reluctantly, I come to the conclusion that this Bill or indeed any Bill seeking to achieve this objectiv…

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