The second reading of the ‘Assisted Dying’ Bill is forthcoming on 22nd October 2021 in the House of Lords. The Bill seems to license doctors to enable terminally ill adult patients, under certain conditions, to end their own lives by the provision of lethal drugs (physician-assisted suicide).
Below we provide links to some articles and resources pertinent to this debate.
The Centre Director, Prof. David Albert Jones, gives eight significant reasons not to legalise physician assisted suicide in David Albert Jones, ‘Eight Reasons not to Legalise Physician Assisted Suicide’, 2015.
Other articles of interest:
The Anscombe Bioethics Centre has also produced an annotated bibliography of resources, with links to articles, including some that are open access:
Finally, see our resources section for the full complement of the Centre’s essays and articles on euthanasia.
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