Category Archives: Assisted Suicide

“Dignified Death”

Within days of writing a sceptical piece on Euthanasia (see “Dying to Meet You” dated 5th January), I read a thought-provoking article in the Daily Mail on the 8th December written by Geraldine McClelland and published after her assisted suicide at … Continue reading

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“Dying to meet you”

I have written several times about my apprehension with regard to the growing pressure in this country to ease the rules on assisted suicide.  (See earlier posts by clicking on “The Slippery Slope” in the Tag Cloud). Much is made … Continue reading

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“Dangerous Road” 3

Three articles on successive pages of The Times last week (5th September 2011) made for an uncomfortable juxtaposition.  They were entitled “prosecutors clear the way for assisted suicides“, “MPs given poll warning on abortion” and “jails to help ageing prisoners die … Continue reading

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“Dangerous Road” 2

A couple of months ago on the 20th June 2011, I wrote about assisting early death and the apparently more liberal attitudes to euthanasia in Holland, albeit with some safeguards. A graphic illustration of the issues is shown in a recently … Continue reading

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“Dangerous Road”

I have cautiously written about assisted suicide and euthanasia only twice before, on 22 March 2010 – “Lucy died today” and then again on 6 May 2011 – ” A Die-Lemma”.   It is not a subject of rights and wrongs, so … Continue reading

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“A Die-Lemma”

Dying is not a subject most people want to contemplate.  It engenders sad emotions and fearful prospects.  Nonetheless, it is a subject which we will all have to face more frequently as our population ages. What prompted me to write … Continue reading

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