Tag Archives: Dignity in Dying

Dignity in Dying blog opts for assisted death after suffering unbearably

The Dignity in Dying blog has opted for assisted suicide after apparently suffering unbearably from a terminal condition. Speculation is mounting as to why the blog chose this course. Some have suggested it may have come under pressure from authors who found it a burden […]

Another poll from the Voluntary Euthanasia Society (aka DID) to grab headlines

The Voluntary Euthanasia Society, which renamed itself ‘Dignity in Dying’ in 2006 to disguise its real agenda, has commissioned yet another poll to bolster support for its tired ongoing campaign to legalise assisted suicide. Having failed on three occasions in the last few years to […]

Video debate from the BMA on the Falconer Commission

The video below includes coverage of the full day’s business on Thursday’s Annual Representative Meeting of the British Medical Association. Dr Mark Pickering (Yorkshire Regional Councuil) speaks for ARM Motion 305 (from the time mark 1:56) and Wendy Savage speaks against (from time mark 2:01). […]

British Medical Association undermines credibility of Falconer Commission on Assisted Dying

The British Medical Association, representing 140,000 British doctors, has this morning questioned the stated impartiality and independence of Lord Falconer’s Commission on Assisted Dying, supported the BMA leadership’s stance in not giving evidence to it and called on the British Medical Journal Editorial team to […]

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Reclaiming dignity in dying

BBC scriptwriters, viewers and listeners fought back over the weekend to recapture the word ‘dignity’ from the assisted suicide lobby. ‘Dignity in death is so important’ TV paramedic Kathleen “Dixie” Dixon told Saturday night’s peak time viewers on the TV drama Casualty. In this week’s storyline, […]