Wednesday, 8 July 2009

House of Lords rejects Falconer amendment

Martin Beckford reports in the Telegraph House of Lords votes against allowing Britons to help terminally ill die at ‘suicide clinics’.

Controversial plans that were feared to “give the green light” to the state sanctioning assisted suicide have been thrown out by peers….

Two bishops spoke in this debate:

Other news reports:
The Times Amendment to relax law on assisted dying is thrown out by peers
Guardian Disabled peer pleads against legalising assisted suicide

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Wednesday, 8 July 2009 at 12:44pm BST | TrackBack
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