Why are so many doctors and politicians concerned about the legalisation of 'assisted dying?' Partly, it is because they follow developments from places such as Oregon, Canada and Belgium where assisted suicide and/or euthanasia has already been legalised.
In this section you will find a wide range of articles on how well the law is working in jurisdictions which have gone down the 'assisted dying' route.
4 March 2021
Latest report reveals sharp rise in Oregon Assisted Deaths
5 January 2020
Washington State: Legalised Physician Assisted Suicide in 2018.
14 March 2019
Briefing from Oregon: House Bill 2232.
1 March 2019
Physician assisted suicides in Oregon rise sharply.
13 July 2018
Twenty years of physician-assisted suicide in Oregon.
30 July 2017
Washington State – legalised physician-assisted suicide in 2016.
26 October 2023
Assisted Dying in Canada During 2022: A Worrying Trend
31 January 2023
Review of Evidence: Canada
14 November 2022
Evidence to the Canadian Parliament Special Joint Committee on MAiD
6 September 2021
Canada Continues Down a Dangerous Path: The 2020 MAiD Report
11 May 2020
A grave warning from Canada.
15 April 2020
A closer look at Bill C-7.
1 March 2018
Analysis of New Zealand End of Life Choice Bill.
1 March 2018
New Zealand Medical Association opposed to ‘Assisted Dying’.
30 October 2017
New Zealand Medical Association reports on assisted suicide and euthanasia.
3 August 2017
New Zealand parliament health committee responds to ‘Assisted Dying’ petition.
4 February 2016
Evidence to the New Zealand Parliament Health Committee.
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