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Former lecturer takes 'right to die' bid to High Court
A man who is not expected to live beyond nine months is to begin the latest attempt to change the law on assisted dying.
Noel Conway, a retired college lecturer, successfully went to the Court Of Appeal in April after he was denied permission to bring a judicial review over the ban on helping a person to die.
This issue needs attention. No one has the right to deprive terminal sufferers from the right to choose when they die. Suicide is not a crime. All this ancient religiously oriented nonsense should be thrown out and a fresh approach to the rights of individuals who wish to die, or the rights of close relatives who can make this decision in the absence of the individual sufferer's mental or physical capacity to do so, should be reassessed.