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Opposition to euthanasia and assisted dying is to be welcomed, say campaigners

Opposition to euthanasia and assisted dying is to be welcomed, say campaigners
Westminster: The Elizabeth Tower
ET staff writer
ET staff writer
19 July, 2022 1 min read

Pro-life campaigners say they are pleased at the ‘strength and breadth’ of opposition from MPs to introducing euthanasia and assisted suicide.

The Care Not Killing alliance was responding to a debate in Westminster Hall where parliamentarians discussed the issue.

MPs heard about some of the dangers of introducing so-called ‘assisted dying’, including evidence from other places that have gone down that road.

They were told that in Oregon, Canada, and the Netherlands, vulnerable people feel pressured into ending their lives prematurely. There is also a growing link between the introduction of euthanasia and the general suicide rate.

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