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New Manx assisted suicide proposal
New Manx assisted suicide proposal
Members of the House of Keys grant leave for an assisted suicide bill to be brought forward in the Isle of Man
WATCH: MPs hear expert testimony from Canada
WATCH: MPs hear expert testimony from Canada
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dying Well (with which CNK works) hosted “Lessons from Canada: Evidence from Palliative Care, Psychiatry and Law” on 23 May 2022
Key evidence guide brought up to date
Key evidence guide brought up to date
Bioethicists in Oxford have released the latest iteration of their evidence guide for the debate on assisted suicide and euthanasia
Suicide statistics don't support law change
Suicide statistics don't support law change
“We welcome the release of these figures by the ONS, which no doubt advocates of assisted suicide and euthanasia will claim support their calls for a change in the law – but they do not.”
Oregon 2021: anorexia, hernias & feeling a burden
Oregon 2021: anorexia, hernias & feeling a burden
The 24th annual report on assisted suicide in Oregon has been framed to ward off difficult questions, but only lays bare how much they don’t know about assisted suicide in practice.

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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  • In Monday's Westminster Hall #assistedsuicide debate, @StephenCTimms (L) called the NHS his party's "proudest achie… https://t.co/euocMq2pMV
  • RT @EuthanasiaPC: Care Not Killing pleased at “strength and breadth” of opposition from MPs to introducing euthanasia and assisted suicide…
  • As the debate draws the a close, the Minister restates the Government's longstanding position: the ultimate decisio… https://t.co/nywwW4N0Wa
  • RT @betterwayUK: The campaign for assisted suicide would see desperate, vulnerable people handed a lethal cocktail of drugs by doctors. Dru…
  • RT @DyingWellAppg: "One of my constituents, an ex-policeman told me 'I have an elderly mother who sometimes worries about being a burden an…

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