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Make death a talking point, says campaigner

 

An Island right-to-die campaigner wants people in Isle of Man to start talking about the realities of coping with death.

Douglas resident Millie Blenkinsop-French brought a petition for redress of grievance to Tynwald Day last year, calling for the decriminalisation of assisted dying.

Rushen MHK Juan Watterson was denied the opportunity to introduce a private members bill in the House of Keys yesterday.

Mrs Blenkinsop says despite this result it's a step in the right direction:

 

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