Voice your Choice
The current law is unclear, uncompassionate and discriminatory. At present the only legal option for hastening death is voluntarily refusing food and fluid, essentially starving and dehydrating to death. This can cause great distress and suffering for those dying and their wider family and friends.
By signing this petition you are making your voice heard and sending a clear message to MSPs & MPs that the law must change.
If we are to make UK laws more compassionate then we need a critical mass of the public to ensure this, we hope you will join us.
‘I support the option of medically assisted dying which should be available to all mentally competent adults with either a terminal illness or an incurable condition causing hopeless and unbearable suffering with no reasonable alternative to relieve it, provided this is their own persistent request.’
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