I’d like to die with dignity. And I don’t want the medieval brigade interfering

FOUR YEARS AGO today, Diane Pretty died. Remember her? Or have you blotted out her fight to avoid the medieval death the law prescribed: to be slowly asphyxiated by the motor neuron disease paralysing her body until she was reduced to a shred, a shard of pain, an intelligent mind attached to a feeding tube?

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