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Letters Religious support for assisted dying

Author’s reply to Cohn and Freedman and Greenberg

BMJ 2021; 375 doi: (Published 19 October 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2518
  1. Jonathan Romain, rabbi and vice chair1 2
  1. 1Maidenhead Synagogue, Maidenhead, UK
  2. 2Dignity in Dying
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The one feature of the assisted dying debate that everyone can agree on is that there are powerful arguments on both sides. Carey and I certainly respect those who oppose our support for it, as I hope they do us,123 for our motive is the same: how best to help those dying in pain. Rather …

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