By Baroness Jane Campbell Editor’s note. This article was published by BBC News as part of “For and against assisted suicide.” Baroness Campbell is a disability leader and founder of Not Dead Yet UK, a network of people with disabilities in the UK who oppose legalizing the killing of people with disabilities. Tony Nicklinson and …Continue reading "Baroness Jane Campbell: Why I oppose assisted suicide"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Last Friday, the UK House of Lords debated the Falconer assisted suicide bill, a bill that would legalize assisted suicide in a similar way to the Oregon assisted suicide law in the US. In an article published in the Daily Mail, it was reported that Baroness …Continue reading "Baroness Jane Campbell: Assisted suicide could lure me to the grave"
By Alex Schadenberg, executive director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The headline to a story written by John Bingham, Social Affairs Editor for The Daily Telegraph, read, “Recession has heightened euthanasia ‘danger’ to disabled and elderly, claims peer: Hostility towards disabled and elderly in wake of recession means it would be a ‘dangerous time’ to consider …Continue reading "The UK economy has heightened euthanasia concerns for people with disabilities and the elderly"