In a case brought in the U.K. by Noel Conway, a man with motor neuron disease, the High Court ruled against overturning legal protections against assisted suicide. Not Dead Yet U.K., which made a submission in the case, issued the following press release when the ruling came out. PRESS RELEASE: Disabled campaigners pleased that High … Continue reading NDY UK Relieved By High Court Ruling in Assisted Suicide Case
A clear and welcome ruling came down Tuesday, May 3rd, from the NY Appellate Division in an assisted suicide case in which NDY filed a friend-of-the-court brief joined by ten other national and state disability organizations. The Court found no constitutional right to assisted suicide. Below is an excerpt from the 36-page decision: [P]laintiffs rely … Continue reading Victory in New York Appellate Division!
As many of our readers have heard by now, a New Mexico Second Judicial District Judge has ruled that the state constitution establishes a fundamental right of people who are diagnosed as terminally ill to receive a lethal prescription from a doctor, with a corresponding right of the doctor not to be prosecuted under the … Continue reading New Mexico Lower Court Parrots the Language and Platitudes of Assisted Suicide Advocacy Groups