TheTelegraph in England is reporting that a bill that will legalize medical aid in dying is now before the House of Lords. It is expected to pass, within the next few months to the Commons where some MPs say they have detected growing support for the move. They are being influenced by opinion polls suggesting that up to three quarters of the public would support a change in the law.
Norman Lamb, a Liberal Democrat and the minister responsible for care for elderly and disabled people, was among the first to say he would vote in favour.
75% to 80% of Canadians would appreciate a similar pro-active, compassionate approach to the problems faced by our citizens who are suffering intolerably at the end of their lives.
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