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Letters Assisted dying is not the same as euthanasia

“Misleading falsehoods” regarding assisted dying?

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 09 July 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g4104
  1. Benjamin D Williams, MSc student, University of Manchester1,
  2. Lianna F Reynolds, specialist trainee year 1, paediatrics2
  1. 1Manchester M25 2QL, UK
  2. 2North Western Deanery, Manchester, UK
  1. benjamin-williams{at}

In his article, Tallis seems to be doing many of the things of which he accuses the Care not Killing Alliance.1

The survey he quotes uses a non-representative sample of volunteer participants commissioned by Dignity in Dying, a fact omitted in the article and the web link provided.2 3

Furthermore, although the numbers of deaths in Oregon are small in …

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