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Pratchett campaigns for assisted suicide

by on Aug.03, 2009, under General News

Author Terry Pratchett, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease in late 2007, made a plea via the press to allow assisted suicide. “I live in hope I can jump before I am pushed,” he said. On Thursday, the House of Lords directed that the Director of Public Prosecutions draw up a policy regarding whether those who help others seek assisted suicide will be prosecuted or not.


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