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Briefing: Religion and Assisted Dying

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Doctors providing drugs for patients to use to deliberately end their lives, is now legal in a range of jurisdictions around the world and the subject of regular campaigning in Britain. While most religious groups have historically opposed its legalisation, there is a growing movement of people arguing for its introduction on the grounds of faith.

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Assisted suicide — doctors providing drugs for patients to use to deliberately end their lives — is now legal in a range of jurisdictions around the world and the subject of regular campaigning in Britain. While most religious groups have historically opposed its legalisation, there is a growing movement of people arguing for its introduction on the grounds of faith.


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