(Lifesite News) Most UK MPs oppose the legalisation of assisted suicide says new poll

Posted by Kendall Harmon

More than seven out of ten MPs refuse to back calls to legalise assisted suicide, according to a new survey released last week....

The poll comes just a week after two newly appointed junior health ministers, Anna Soubry and Norman Lamb, suggested that assisted suicide should be decriminalised and just before the Liberal Democrat Conference where some MPs are expected to push for a change in the law.

It found that just 29% of MPs back moves to introduce assisted suicide, while 59% were opposed and 12% were undecided.

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