Woman seeks legalization of assisted suicide in Ireland

58 year old Marie Fleming, wife of euthanasia campaigner Tom Curran, has brought a case in the Irish High Court to legalize assisted suicide in Ireland.  She is said to be “terminally ill with multiple sclerosis.”  [Reuters]

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  1. The assisted suicide case is proceeding amid national controversy and political crisis over legalization of abortion in Ireland. This suggests that the legalization of either assisted suicide in Ireland would be no less contentious, and that the legalization of either abortion or assisted suicide would likely generate significant conflicts of conscience among an indeterminate number of health care workers.

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