Thursday, March 29, 2012

UK: Pols Lining Up On Either Side Of Assisted Suicide Issue

UK politicos are lining up on either side of the assisted suicide debate – as I have said often, the UK will legalize assisted suicide sooner rather than later.
Richard Ottoway MP hints at support for euthanasia law
Richard Ottoway, the MP behind the first full Commons debate on assisted suicide for almost 40 years, has hinted he would support further moves towards legalising euthanasia.
Mr Ottaway, a Tory backbencher, has secured parliamentary time for a full debate on new legal guidelines on whether those who help terminally ill love-ones travel to Switzerland to end their lives should be prosecuted.
He said that the debate, on Tuesday, would be the first time since 1974 that the Commons has discussed a substantive motion dealing directly with the issue of whether people should have a right to die. more

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