Miro Griffiths, Leverhulme Research Fellow in Disability Studies at the University of Leeds, writes in The Press and Journal that assisted dying would undermine existing disability policy and legislative frameworks that aspire to protect disabled people’s rights.
Griffiths writes, “Disabled people do not receive sufficient support to have a valued, respected role in society. If the assisted dying bill was not to pass, these issues would still exist. If the bill was to pass, these issues would likely be compounded.”
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