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Scotland rejects assisted suicide

[by Martin Conroy in Scotland] Members of the Scottish Parliament have voted down the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill for a second time by 82 votes to 36. In what amounts to a clear rejection of the principles of the Bill, first … Continue reading

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Baroness Campbell’s speech on assisted suicide

The following speech was made in today’s debate in the House of Lords on the Assisted Dying Bill 2013-2014 by Baroness Campbell of Surbiton: My Lords, I have fought for autonomy the whole of my life. I have fought for … Continue reading

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Lord Brennan’s speech on assisted suicide

The following speech was made in today’s debate in the House of Lords on the Assisted Dying Bill 2013-2014 by Lord Brennan: My Lords, to make it lawful for doctors to assist people to commit suicide is a profound step. … Continue reading

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Baroness O’Cathain’s speech on assisted suicide

The following speech was made in today’s debate in the House of Lords on the Assisted Dying Bill 2013-2014 by Baroness O’Cathain: My Lords, I believe that a great strength of this House whenever we look at a Bill—we have … Continue reading

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Lord MacKenzie’s speech on assisted suicide

The following speech was made in today’s debate in the House of Lords on the Assisted Dying Bill 2013-2014 by Lord MacKenzie of Culkein: My Lords, I am sorry that I am unable to support the Bill in the name … Continue reading

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Baroness Finlay’s speech in the assisted suicide debate

The following speech was made in today’s debate in the House of Lords on the Assisted Dying Bill 2013-2014 by Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: My Lords, like many others, particularly doctors who will be expected to be involved in assisting … Continue reading

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John Sentamu’s speech in assisted suicide debate

The following speech was made in today’s debate in the House of Lords on the Assisted Dying Bill 2013-2014 by John Sentamu, Anglican Archbishop of York: My Lords, let me state at the outset that the official Church of England … Continue reading

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