May 8, 2005
TLC Defies British Law To Arrange Murders for HireTopics: International
From the pages of Life Matters! . . .
"A secret organisation headed by a retired family doctor is illegally providing terminally ill British people with thousands of pounds to enable them to travel to a Swiss suicide clinic," Daniel Foggo reports in [Sunday's] London Telegraph.
The Last Choice--or TLC--was set up two months ago by Dr Michael Irwin, a former chairman of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society (VES), to operate as an underground benevolence network for British people seeking to kill themselves.
TLC has been covertly channelling funds to them to finance trips to the clinic in Zurich, run by the controversial Swiss charity, Dignitas, which provides people with "doctor-assisted suicides."
Payments of up to £2,000 per person are allocated to cover flights, hotels, cremation and doctors' fees...
"Such actions," The Telegraph notes, "are criminal offences under the 1961 Suicide Act, which states that anyone who 'aids, abets, counsels or procures the suicide of another' is liable to up to 14 years' imprisonment."
Irwin should have been charged with his crimes long ago. It is high time to remedy that error!
Posted by earl at May 8, 2005 11:36 PM
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