Helping ‘seriously ill’ people to end their lives will no longer be a criminal offence in Austria, following a judgment from the country’s top court. Humanists UK, which campaigns for legal assisted dying across the UK, has welcomed the move as a victory for reason, compassion, and empathy. News of the decision comes just weeks after… Read more »
The Northern Ireland Department of Health has proposed introducing an opt-out system for organ donation, where a person is presumed to have consented to donate their organs after death unless they have specifically opted out. Northern Ireland Humanists has welcomed the move, and has called on the public to support the plans. Moving to an… Read more »
Dominic Grieves amendment calling for a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal was first rejected by government – and then slowly taken on board.
Most of this week’s battle over the withdrawal bill will be noise, even over key amendments on the customs union and single market. But numbers 49 and 95 on a meaningful vote could prove crucial to the Brexit long game.