Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Mad Margo Is Getting Her Way In Scotland

So it goes: Hearings on legalizing assisted suicide – this time in Scotland, related to a bill introduced by Margo MacDonald (yes, she who, when she first proposed this about a year ago, actually suggested that assisted suicide be available for children. Yes. You read correctly. For children.
MSPs take evidence on End of Life Assistance Bill
MSPs have begun taking evidence on plans to give terminally ill people the right to die. Independent MSP Margo MacDonald, who has Parkinson's disease, brought the bill to make it legal for someone to seek help to end their life.
A special Holyrood committee is spending the next few weeks questioning a wide range of witnesses on the End of Life Assistance Bill.
The proposals will face their first parliamentary vote in November. more

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