August 16, 2012

A British man left paralyzed by a catastrophic stroke seven years ago is awaiting a High Court ruling in London Thursday on whether he has a legal right to end his life when he chooses.

Tony Nicklinson’s condition means it is impossible for him to take his own life — and he wants the legal right to have a doctor take his life without fear of prosecution.

But this would mean a change to British law with regards to assisted suicide and euthanasia.

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