New poll shows majority of Brits support assisted suicide

Tue 14 Jan 2014
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Anti-euthanasia group Care Not Killing says politicians have a moral obligation never to legalise the practice.

A group that campaigns against assisted suicide has warned against legalising the practice for terminally ill patients, despite a new survey suggesting over 70 percent of people here now support it.

The YouGov poll, commissioned by The Sun newspaper, found 73 percent of people wanted the law banning assisted suicide to be changed.

But Care Not Killing says politicians have a moral duty to protect the right-to-life.

Former GP, Andrew Ferguson from the anti-euthanasia organisation - who's also a Christian - told Premier's News Hour why he thinks politicians must stand firm:

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