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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

'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

'How can I stay here?'
'How can I stay here?'
An extensive consideration of euthanasia in Belgium and the Netherlands tells of a doctor who couldn't save her patient - from another doctor

Supreme Court CANH ruling and me
Supreme Court CANH ruling and me
Nikki Kenward, who lived with the MND-like symptoms of Guillain-Barre Syndrome, writes: 'this is not civilization but barbarity... We need more legal restraints, not fewer.'

A granddaughter reflects
A granddaughter reflects
'As someone who has seen the ugliness of a slow demise, I reject the notion that dignity can be measured by the level of pain or the speed in which the individual dies'

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  • 🇳🇱 The court ruled that 'the doctor "did not have to verify the current desire to die."' #euthanasia… https://t.co/wUq7AdhpQg
  • Theo Boer on #assistedsuicide #euthanasaia & prognosis: 'Doctors may be wrong. My wife had a grandmother who was te… https://t.co/fzRVvh4n0l
  • Former Dutch #euthanasia reviewer Dr Theo Boer: a woman with a chronic disease, funding for whose medication was t… https://t.co/GfkimMhEqQ
  • 'There were people who said if they were in a wheelchair, they would also want to die.' 'It was such an awful mome… https://t.co/efwyYWqtr5
  • RT @christianorguk: "Such a change in the law will put vulnerable people at risk of abuse and of coming under pressure to end their lives p…

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