High Court Rejects Conway Legal Challenge To Suicide Law


The judges ruled the law was necessary to protect the vulnerable and respect the sanctity of life.

The High Court has rejected a legal challenge to the suicide law brought by motor-neurone sufferer Noel Conway.

Mr Conway's lawyers, backed by Dignity in Dying and Humanists UK, had argued that a blanket ban on assisted suicide and euthanasia, as stated in section 2 of the 1961 Suicide Act, is a breach of Mr Conway's human rights.

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