Tags: Assisted Dying
Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:31
The Appeal Court has ruled that it has no power to grant people the right to voluntary euthanasia, and that it is a decision for parliament to make.
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2013 13:59
The Governor of Vermont this week signed into law a new bill legalising doctor-assisted suicide. This makes it the third US state to approve such legislation.
Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 15:09
The Swiss Medical Lawyers Association has conducted a Europe-wide poll to discover attitudes to assisted dying. The results show that there is widespread and strong support for legalising it.
Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 06:21
The recent report on assisted dying by the Falconer Commission has caused a strong division between supporters and opponents. Research has found that the majority of the British public support assisted dying for the terminally ill.