Scottish faith leaders are today making a joint plea to MSPs to reject the legalisation of assisted suicide in Scotland.
The Moderator of the Church of Scotland General Assembly, the Rt Rev Iain Greenshields, the Vice President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Scotland, Bishop John Keenan, and the Imam of Dundee Central Mosque, Imam Shaykh Hamza Khandwalla, will hold a meeting with MSPs at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday to express their opposition.
During their meeting, hosted by the Logos Scotland think thank, they will sign a statement voicing their “deep concern” over the proposals and urging MSPs to vote them down.
The statement says that assisted suicide undermines human dignity and puts pressure on vulnerable individuals to end their lives.
“Our faith traditions are united in the principle that assisted…