Thursday, September 8, 2011

UK: The Laughable State Of Affairs Around Assisted Suicide

If you're a little confused about the state of legalized (not yet) assisted suicide in the UK, here's a useful piece that lays out what all the fuss is about (see also below).
New British Assisted Suicide Rules Lead to the Prosecution of No One
Has Britain subtly made assisted suicide (kind of) legal?
Forty-four Brits have been suspected of assisting in the suicide of a loved one in the past 18 months. None have been prosecuted even though, technically, assisting in a suicide illegal for British citizens. If convicted of the crime, a person could face up to 14 years in prison. more

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