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Exit welcomes CPP clarifications

A statement issued last week by the new Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders, clarifies the Guidance of the Crown Prosecution Service (England & Wales), and eases some of the fears of doctors and others in the medical profession over … Continue reading

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The ethics of euthanasia, our books, this website, right or wrong?

In almost every religion and philosophical system, the right to life and the right to live the way we want to as long as it does not interfere with the same rights of others, is something universally respected. I don’t … Continue reading

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A British hero

For those lucky enough to be able to afford the thousands of pounds required for an assisted suicide at Dignitas, Switzerland, there remains one extra hurdle that is sometimes difficult to surmount: a travelling companion who will accompany you and … Continue reading

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Mercy killing not murder

An elderly British doctor, cleared by a jury in 2005 of hastening the deaths of some patients, has today said in the Telegraph newspaper that he did indeed hasten some patients’ deaths to relieve their suffering. “There’s a point of … Continue reading

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Wholly compassionate assisted suicide not prosecuted

A large number of British papers have just featured the news that Michael Bateman who helped his wife die by putting a bag over his wife’s head as she ended her life with helium, will not be prosecuted. This is … Continue reading

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