Saturday 19 August 2017

Tough decisions on assisted suicide law

WERE the courts to decide on the testimony of Marie Fleming alone, few would stand in the way of a relaxation of Ireland's absolute ban on assisted suicide.

The MS sufferer, who is in the final stages of her debilitating illness, insisted on giving voice to her tragic plight before she loses her voice, her only means of communicating.

The grandmother of seven's evidence was as compelling as it was heartbreaking.

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