Euthanasia and assisted suicide

Speech By Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson to Isle of Man House of Keys

This week the Isle of Man had a question posed to their parliament asking whether they should discuss Assisted Dying Legislation.    This week has been focused on Euthanasia and Assisted Dying. As a response to the Isle of Man question, I was privileged to be able to attend a meeting at Tynwald where Members of the House of Keys would be given the chance to hear from 2 expert speakers on the subject; David Randall (a Doctor of Renal Medicine at the Royal London Hospital) and Baroness Tani Grey-Thompson who as a paralympian and wheel chair user has a unique perspective on this… Read more »

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World Medical Association reaffirms opposition to Euthanasia

Earlier this week the World Medical Association (WMA) reaffirmed its opposition to Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide. In its revised Declaration on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, the WMA reiterated its strong commitment to “the principles of medical ethics” and pointed out that “utmost respect has to be maintained for human life.” The WMA’s continued opposition encourages… Read more »

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Prolife book review: By Their Fruits

    I remember when I first learned that abortion laws in Britain, America and elsewhere were pushed by eugenicists. It was a turning point for me because it showed how being prolife is more than opposition to abortion, euthanasia or human embryo abuse. Being prolife is about believing in certain universal principles of justice… Read more »

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