Jersey’s States Assembly today approved a proposal to change the law on assisted dying for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions, who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, praised the debate… Read more »
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation in Northern Ireland (BASC NI) has called for the Ministerial Directive that limits the number of firearms that a registered firearms dealer may hold, to be scrapped. BASC NI’s recommendation, outlined in a survey response to the Department of Justice (DoJ), is that the number of firearms a… Read more »
The Liberal Democrats suffered another high profile resignation over secret courts today, as prominent human rights lawyer Philippe Sands quit the party.
Civil liberties campaigners branded it a “dark night for British justice” this evening, after MPs defeat attempts to water-down the secret courts bill.