Powerful Statement by Michael Wenham – diagnosed twenty years ago with MND – and who opposes Assisted Suicide – says “I am still able to enjoy my limited life – and grateful that I wasn’t able to be tempted to opt for euthanasia on my first frightening diagnosis.”

Powerful Statement by Michael Wenham – diagnosed twenty years ago with MND – and who opposes Assisted Suicide – says “I am still able to enjoy my limited life – and grateful that I wasn’t able to be tempted to opt for euthanasia on my first frightening diagnosis.”

I am writing to you to express my opposition to the legalisation of assisted suicide as Baroness Meacher’s bill comes before the Lords next week. You might be interested to read a previous Guardian article of mine on this topic here:...

James Mumford author of “Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes”, says “Don’t let the assisted-suicide lobby hijack the debate…The palliative care community has a radically different idea of dignity to the one propagated by the assisted suicide lobby.”

James Mumford author of “Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes”, says “Don’t let the assisted-suicide lobby hijack the debate…The palliative care community has a radically different idea of dignity to the one propagated by the assisted suicide lobby.”

The assisted-suicide debate begins with a contest over language, a war over a word. That word is ‘dignity.’ The Swiss assisted suicide clinic, where every eight days one Briton travels to die, is called Dignitas. In 2006, the Voluntary Euthanasia Society changed its...

“Our existing end-of-life laws and customs already work well. There is no space for assisted suicide, the introduction of which would risk soon being interpreted as a duty to die to relieve emotional burdens on others.” – Lib Dem Peer

“Our existing end-of-life laws and customs already work well. There is no space for assisted suicide, the introduction of which would risk soon being interpreted as a duty to die to relieve emotional burdens on others.” – Lib Dem Peer

Daily Telegraph Assisted dying would loom over end-of-life careSIR – Lord Hunt of Kings Heath (“Why I remain firmly against assisted dying”, Comment, October 4) articulates well the difficulties involved in finding the best way of looking after a loved one...

Hong Kong Judge Who Acquitted Protesters Will Seek A New Life In Britain. President of the UK Supreme Court, needs to reconsider his finding that ‘ the judiciary in Hong Kong continues to act largely independently of government and their decisions continue to be consistent with the rule of law.’

Hong Kong Judge Who Acquitted Protesters Will Seek A New Life In Britain. President of the UK Supreme Court, needs to reconsider his finding that ‘ the judiciary in Hong Kong continues to act largely independently of government and their decisions continue to be consistent with the rule of law.’

Hong Kong Judge Who Acquitted Protesters Will Seek A New Life In Britain. The President of the UK Supreme Court, needs to reconsider his finding that ‘ the judiciary in Hong Kong continues to act largely independently of government and their decisions continue to be...

Matt Ridley explains how the CCP is using Cop 26 and climate change as a bargaining chip to apply pressure on the West – while the gigantic expansion of coal burning in China continues…”For reasons that are not clear, many western environmentalists are mad keen on China, despite its gargantuan appetite for coal, and won’t hear a word said against it.” – The Spectator

Matt Ridley explains how the CCP is using Cop 26 and climate change as a bargaining chip to apply pressure on the West – while the gigantic expansion of coal burning in China continues…”For reasons that are not clear, many western environmentalists are mad keen on China, despite its gargantuan appetite for coal, and won’t hear a word said against it.” – The Spectator

Matt Ridley writing in The Spectator https://protect-eu.mimecast.com/s/vy0zC5QN5hmZQYouxkmTF?domain=spectator.co.uk “China’s President Xi Jinping has apparently not yet decided whether to travel to Glasgow next month for the big climate conference known as COP26….the...

Wall Street Journal says “Science Closes In On Covid’s Origins”: “ the crucial evidence is already in plain sight, if only they would look. Let China keep its firewall of secrecy; a suspect who refuses to testify can still be convicted. We have an eyewitness, a whistleblower who escaped from Wuhan and carried details of the pandemic’s origin that the Chinese Communist Party can’t hide.”

Wall Street Journal says “Science Closes In On Covid’s Origins”: “ the crucial evidence is already in plain sight, if only they would look. Let China keep its firewall of secrecy; a suspect who refuses to testify can still be convicted. We have an eyewitness, a whistleblower who escaped from Wuhan and carried details of the pandemic’s origin that the Chinese Communist Party can’t hide.”

“the crucial evidence is already in plain sight, if they would look. Let China keep its firewall of secrecy; a suspect who refuses to testify can still be convicted. We have an eyewitness, a whistleblower who escaped from Wuhan and carried details of the pandemic’s...

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For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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Claud Regnard, retired consultant in palliative care medicine,
Rob George, professor of palliative care, and
Amy Profitt, head of medicine, confront the BMJ and ask “Why is The BMJ misrepresenting assisted dying?” And insist that “Legislatures such as Oregon’s are not “strictly monitored” and that “Conscientious objection will become little more than a fig leaf, as in Canada…Thinking we will do any better with assisted dying legislation is delusional.”

Claud Regnard, retired consultant in palliative care medicine,Rob George, professor of palliative care, andAmy Profitt, head of medicine, confront the BMJ and ask “Why is The BMJ misrepresenting assisted dying?” And insist that “Legislatures such as Oregon’s are not...

Moving letter I received today “our current law preventing assisted suicide saved my father’s life when he was suffering in hospital.” Don’t replace a tough law with safeguards and which protects vulnerable people with one which will endanger their lives.

Moving letter I received today “our current law preventing assisted suicide saved my father’s life when he was suffering in hospital.” Don’t replace a tough law with safeguards and which protects vulnerable people with one which will endanger their lives. Please...