Manchester Friends consider assisted dying

Friends in Manchester met to discuss the subject of assisted dying

Central Manchester Quakers held a workshop inspired by Meeting for Sufferings’ appeal for Meetings to examine the subject of assisted dying. Twenty Friends came to the event on 21 February facilitated by Quaker Valerie Clark and heard a talk from a man dubbed ‘Peter’ who had accompanied his wife to Dignitas in Switzerland. Friends also considered the difference between assisted suicide, assisted dying and euthanasia.

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