Euthanasia

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Hewitt is "troubled" by current legislation on assisted suicide
Hewitt pushes for assisted suicide without fear

By Laura Miller Former health secretary Patricia Hewitt is pushing MPs to support a controversial law change enabling people to take terminally ill patients abroad for assisted suicide without fear of prosecution. The amendment, which can only be discussed and not voted on at this stage, has only been signed by a small number of… Read more »

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The Dignitas clinic has now had several British visitors
British couple die at euthanasia clinic in Switzerland

By politics.co.uk staff A British couple who were both suffering from terminal cancer have ended their lives together at a voluntary euthanasia clinic in Switzerland, their family have confirmed. Peter and Penelope Duff, from Bath, died at the Dignitas clinic in Zurich last week. Mr Duff, 80, was suffering from colon and liver cancer and… Read more »

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