Most religious followers support assisted suicide for the dyingBMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2855 (Published 02 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2855
- Zosia Kmietowicz
A large survey in the United Kingdom has found that a majority of those people who said that they followed a religion—64%—think that there should be a change in the law to allow assisted suicide for people who are terminally ill. Only among Baptists and Muslims was there a majority against such a change.
The survey of nearly 4500 adults, 3000 of whom were religious, found that the greatest support for a legislative change was among those who did not have a religion—of 1630 people who said that they did not …
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