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Volume 14
No. 1
February, 2020

Isle of Man: Parliament Rejects Assisted Suicide Measure

The Isle of Man's parliament, the Tynwald, voted against legalizing assisted suicide on the island. Members of parliament debated the issue, then unanimously voted against preparing legislation on it. Ahead of the vote the Isle of Man Medical Society noted that 85 percent of Manx doctors would not support it. "They were concerned that it would not in reality be a voluntary or free choice" said the society, "vulnerable people would feel an obligation to opt for it to decrease the burden on relatives or that others may believe it was best for them and seek to influence their choice".

 
 
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In This Double Issue

 
US: Pro-Life Strong 47 Years after Legalization of Abortion on Demand
March for Life
President Trump and the Trump Administration
US Congress
States: A Battleground for Abortion Laws
US Supreme Court
 
Defending Life
Ireland: Pro-Life Lawmakers Re-elected
 
Focus on the United Nations
UN Women: Advancing Abortion in the Name of Equality 
 
International Pressure for Abortion
Ipas: Promoting Access to Abortion in Kenya and Nigeria
Doctors Without Borders Provides Online Abortion Instructions 
FIGO Advancing Abortion in Ten African Countries, Panama and Peru
European Funding for Abortion, Fears Over US Pro-Life Administration
SheDecides Recognizes MPs Promoting Abortion
 
Legislative News
Mexico: Abortion bill defeated in State of Hidalgo
EU: Workshop for European Parliament Staff Focuses on Strategies to Promote Reproductive Rights
EU: Nordic MEPs Send Trump Letter Protesting Mexico City Policy
India: Proposed Bill Will Expand Access to Abortion
Isle of Man: Parliament Kills Assisted Suicide Measure
 
Judicial News
Colombia: Challenge to Legal Abortion    

 


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