Assisted Suicide Strongly Criticized in UK House of Lords

Needle - syringePeers have passionately spoken out against a UK law to introduce assisted suicide, with one disabled baroness describing the proposals as a “runaway train”.

Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, who uses a wheelchair and has spinal muscular atrophy, said: “My own experience of progressive deterioration has taught me that there is no situation that cannot be improved.”

Adding that the bill “has become a runaway train,” and that it was “all the more frightening because of that,” she called on the Lords to “find ways to reflect further.”

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