Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Assisted Suicide Patient The Last In A Long Line Of Deaths

Here’s a piece that looks back at other prominent assisted suicide cases in the UK.
Tony Nicklinson's is latest right-to-die case
Debbie Purdy, a multiple sclerosis sufferer, won a landmark case on assisted suicide law in 2009.
Ms Purdy, from Bradford, fought a long legal battle to ensure her husband, Cuban musician Omar Puente, would not be prosecuted for helping her to end her life.
She backed author Sir Terry Pratchett's idea for "tribunals" to look into cases where seriously ill people want to end their lives. more

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