26 May 2015

Woman with terminal cancer fights for right to die

From Checkpoint, 5:14 pm on 26 May 2015

The Solicitor General's told a packed courtroom that it's up to Parliament and not the courts to rule on whether a doctor can help someone die. The lawyer for Lecretia Seales who is 42 and has brain cancer has argued today that she does not want to commit suicide, and that the Bill of Rights should allow her to get her doctor's help to die without being prosecuted.