Keeping up an informed debate on assisted dying

AIDAN Cook observes that a majority of the written submissions to the Health and Sport Committee are in favour of the Assisted Suicide Bill. He also notes that their number is less important than the arguments they contain. However, he fails to acknowledge that his organisation continues to make much of the fact, in its literature and on its website, that in 2010, 87 per cent of such submissions were opposed to the previous Assisted Dying Bill. It would appear that matters have changed substantially since then. Is he willing to use such information only when it suits his case, asks GP and Humanist Celebrant Bob Scott, in The Herald

 

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