Enough signatures collected to table assisted dying bill

Silver Thread, an association campaigning for dignified old age, has collected the required 5,000 signatures to submit a bill on assisted suicide to the National Assembly well before the deadline.

In its announcement on 5 June, the association said it expected the considerable support for the bill to send a clear message to decision-makers in the National Assembly.

The signature collecting campaign will continue until 22 June, when the 60-day deadline expires.

The legislative proposal would legalise assisted suicide for adults enduring unbearable suffering when neither...

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