Thursday, May 12, 2011

No UK Punishment For Aiding & Abetting Suicide

So goes the slippery slope to death on demand in the UK. UK law specifically states that assisting a suicide is a crime, but pressure from the pro-deathers has lead to the authorities turning a blind eye. Shameful.
No charges in South Tyneside assisted suicide inquiry
No further action is to be taken against a man and woman arrested on suspicion of assisting the suicide of a South Tyneside man, police said.
Douglas Sinclair, 76, who was suffering from multiple system atrophy, died in Zurich on 28 July 2010.
The retired engineer had arranged his death with the Swiss assisted-suicide organisation Dignitas, his solicitor Christopher Potts said.
The arrested 48-year-old woman and 49-year-old man will not face charges. more

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