Saturday, January 28, 2012

UK: More On Yesterday's Court Decision About Assisted Suicide

Here’s more on yesterday’s UK court ruling allowing lawyers to obtain info that can be used for the assisted suicide of their client.
Stroke victim wins approval to get help to end his life
At the heart of the case described by judges as "tragic" and "exceptional", lies the moral dilemma of the patient's wife.
While she respects his wishes and wants to remain by his side "to the end", she cannot bring herself to do anything which would hasten his death. Instead, the man, known as Martin for legal reasons, wants lawyers and doctors to help him make plans to end his life and to help him put them into action if necessary. more

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