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Assisted dying laws are 'great injustice'

A mother who admitted aiding the suicide of her severely ill daughter has been cleared of her attempted murder. Kay Gilderdale was found not guilty of helping her daughter Lynn, who suffered from the chronic fatigue syndrome, ME, to die.

Labour peer Lord Joffe, who has campaigned for a long time to get the law on assisted suicide changed, discusses assisted dying laws.


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