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Dignity in Dying members to speak in Douglas

Assisted dying law to be discussed at meeting tonight

The pros and cons of an assisted dying law will be discussed at a public meeting this evening.

The Positive Action Group and the Isle of Man Freethinkers have organised "Dignity and Choice in Dying" - a presentation by members of the Dignity in Dying campaign.

The House of Keys was asked to consider a private members bill in 2015 to legalise assisted dying, but it failed to get enough support.

Vicky Christian from the Freethinkers says bringing in legislation would provide protection for those involved: