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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
Boles debate: what do they want?
Boles debate: what do they want?
MPs pursuing a change in the law on assisted suicide sought to shift the focus away from the weaknesses of their legislative offerings and onto emotive hard cases - but couldn't resist returning to old ground.
Boles debate: why now?
Boles debate: why now?
Just four years after a packed Commons debated the topic, informed by months of expert briefings and consultations, assisted suicide was dragged back before the House. Why?
Boles debate: what harm would assisted suicide do?
Boles debate: what harm would assisted suicide do?
It's simple, straightforward and will work because we want it to - that's the message that comes across in advocates' polling questions, and in increasingly exasperated Commons speeches. But is it true?
Boles debate: the case against assisted suicide
Boles debate: the case against assisted suicide
Sir Bernard Jenkin asserted that 'the question is whether we can safely change the law in a way that does not create new or worse dangers.' Jim Shannon contended that 'the right to die for the eloquent and financially well off will become a duty to die for the vulnerable.'

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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