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Hayley Cropper death: Do you believe assisted dying should be legalised?

By The Citizen  |  Posted: January 14, 2014

Roy and Hayley Cropper

Roy and Hayley Cropper

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Do you support legislation to allow assisted dying for adults of sound mind with a terminal illness?

Coronation Street next week will see character Hayley Cropper decide to take her own life after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

A YouGov poll today revealed 73% of the British public who took part in the poll, agreed with her right to do so.

What do you think?

Vote in the assisted dying poll

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  • Whizzo  |  January 15 2014, 12:50AM

    I was not given a choice to being brought into this world, at least give me the dignity to die as I please. We put ourselves at the top of the food tree, destroy animals out of kindness because of suffering yet, we our are own worst enemies. The destruction caused to families and friends by theses laws when they are fully aware of what their loved ones desire is tantamount to cruelty.

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  • Glos_Lad34  |  January 14 2014, 1:50PM

    Yes, definitely it should be legal.

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  • SandraPee  |  January 14 2014, 11:21AM

    GlosAnarchy. Well said . I watched my late mum's struggle with Alzheimer's , now my best friend has been diagnosed with early onset , in her 50's .

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  • GlosAnarchy  |  January 14 2014, 11:01AM

    It's not just the pain it's also the mental torture of knowing you are losing your memory/bodily control and at some point you will be unable to take your own life or forget to.....................

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  • SandraPee  |  January 14 2014, 10:00AM

    Yes, definitely . Those poor souls who have no or very little quality of life , maybe in great pain and discomfort , heading towards the end of their life SHOULD have the right to choose when they have had enough and want to die with dignity . The law needs changing NOW .

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