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Marie Fleming, Assisted Suicide (Euthanasia)

Today, the 10th of January, 2013, an Irish woman’s case to legalise assisted suicide failed in the Irish High Court.

A bit of background: Marie Fleming, an MS sufferer, wished to end her life because of the rapid deteriation of her health and mobility skills which would lead to her eventual death. Her husband and family want to help her (although saddened by the scenario) but they wanted the legal backing to do it first. Hence bringing this case to the High Court in Ireland.

Today, her case was rejected. Continue reading