‘It’s about people like me’: disabled and dead against euthanasia

Assisted suicide laws are at their core about disability By Liz Carr Editor’s note. Liz Carr is a British actor, comedian and disability rights activist, perhaps best known as forensic examiner Clarissa Mullery in the BBC’s “Silent Witness.” She is pro-choice, an atheist and a vocal opponent of the legalization of assisted suicide. Carr explains …

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An empty chair, a missing Premier: a poignant metaphor

“Assisted Suicide: The Musical makes a compelling case” By Paul Russell, Director, HOPE Australia Editor’s note. This appeared on Mr. Russell’s blog and is reposted with permission. Daniel Andrews is Premier of Victoria, Australia. Stella Young is an Australian journalist, comedian, and disability rights activist. British Actress, Comedian and broadcaster Liz Carr, known internationally for her …

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BBC – Liz Carr Presents “When Assisted Death is Legal” (Euthanasia Road Trip) Part 2

By Stephen Drake Editor’s note. As was explained Wednesday, “Liz Carr, the incredibly thought-provoking, usually funny, multi-talented disability rights leader from the UK has produced a program for the BBC entitled: ‘When Assisted Death is Legal.’” Yesterday we ran Part One of Mr. Drake’s analysis. In Part 2 of her Euthanasia Road Trip, Carr visits …

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BBC World Service – Liz Carr Presents Part 1 of “Euthanasia Road Trip” Documentary

By Alex Schadenberg, executive director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Liz Carr, the incredibly thought-provoking, usually funny, multi-talented disability rights leader from the UK has produced a program for the BBC entitled: “When Assisted Death is Legal. “ The following commentary, written by Stephen Drake from “Not Dead Yet,” deals with Episode 1. It appeared February 19. …

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