Bishop leads opposition to Assisted Dying Bill in Parliament

The Bishop of Carlisle has spoken out against the government's plans to allow doctors to help people with a terminal condition end their life. The Bill being discussed in Parliament today proposes allowing doctors to prescribe a lethal dose to terminally ill patients judged to have less than six months to live.

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Dignity in Dying: 'Current law is out of date'

Sarah Wootton, chief executive at charity Dignity in Dying has been speaking to ITV Border about the discussion surrounding the Assisted Dying Bill.

The charity have called the current legislation an "out of date law" which turns "a blind eye to those who do compassionately assist."

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