Gino Kenny’s Bill, would allow people suffering from a terminal illness the choice to end their life instead of suffering needlessly. The protection of ‘vulnerable people’ is a reason given for not supporting Gino’s Bill, But our society fails in protecting people now – look at the deaths in our nursing homes! It would be shameful to delay this Bill. I spoke to this in the Dáil last week

 

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Press Release- Bríd Smith TD, People Before Profit        21/05/2018

Brid Smith TD for Dublin South Central has said that figures for suicide rates among young mothers in Ballyfermot, Clondalkin and Tallaght are shocking and the bitter fruits of successive Government’s policies.

The figures show that mothers in their 20s and 30s, with small children, represented half of the suicides in these areas, some 37 in all.Read more »

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