Posts Tagged ‘Charles Falconer’

UK assisted dying bill moves on after emotional Lords debate

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Britain’s House of Lords has allowed a second reading to a bill that would legalise assisted suicide, which is currently a crime. The assisted dying bill, proposed by the former Lord Chancellor, Charles Falconer, would allow doctors to prescribe a lethal dose to mentally competent patients who have less than six months to live. But Read more