31 January 2007

In search of a 'good death'

More people may support the 'right to die', but they often change their views when their own time comes.

19 May 2006

The ‘right to die’? No thanks

The campaign to legalise assisted suicide cheapens and devalues human life - and makes death an even more protracted process.

11 May 2006

Death, dignity and distrust

spiked-TV: The Panorama special on assisted dying shows that both sides of the debate harbour an unhealthy suspicion of doctors.

9 August 2005

How a minority in the BMA got their way on euthanasia

Eminent doctors used Stalinist tactics to engineer a change in the British Medical Association’s policy on assisted dying.

7 July 2005

Assisted dying by the backdoor

Quiet developments are shifting the UK law on ending life.

Assisted dying should be legalised

A representative of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society responds to criticisms of the Assisted Dying for the Terminally Ill Bill made on spiked.

17 December 2004

Ten myths about assisted suicide

The flaws in the arguments for ending lives.

16 September 2004

Choose death

A Bill being debated in the UK parliament would tell the terminally ill that they're better off dead.

28 June 2004

Death is not a solution to the problems of living

spiked editor Mick Hume in The Times (London), on voluntary euthanasia for the depressed.

24 January 2002

Killing to be kind?

Jack Kevorkian claimed to be a heroic fighter for the right to die, but his 'physician-assisted suicide' robbed the sick of their autonomy when they needed it most.