British Relax Assisted-Suicide Laws

American VoicesWorlddeathhealth ISSUE 45•40 Sep 28, 2009

A clarification of law makes it less likely that relatives of terminally ill people will be prosecuted in England for helping a loved one end his or her life. What do you think?

  • “Won't this lead to a rash of terminally ill people being put out of their misery?"”

    Paul West –
    Systems Analyst

  • “I have no problem, as long as they use the regulation suicide-assistance mallet."”

    Madison Brock –
    Media Consultant

  • “It's a difficult issue, but I think there's a time in many Britons' lives when they must say, 'Fuck all, it's gone tits up the lot of it, so no more muckin' about like a silly cunt, yeah? Cheers.'"”

    Roger Milton –
    Television Presenter