Wednesday, August 22, 2012

UK: Tony Nicklinson Dies

Tony Nicklinson, the Brit with locked in syndrome who had petitioned the government to change assisted sucide/euthanasia laws so that he could end his life has died of pneumonia.
Right-to-die campaigner Tony Nicklinson dies of pneumonia after refusing food
Tony Nicklinson, the “locked-in” syndrome sufferer who challenged Britain’s laws on the right to die has passed away, his lawyers said.
Tony Nicklinson's death comes just days after he lost his High Court battle for an assisted suicide warning that he had been condemned to a life he said was worse than death. more

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