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Voting Yes

Bobbie Carroll is quick to point out that she doesn’t want to die.

“I want to live, of course I want to live,” she says. “But cancer is killing me and I want to be allowed to die under my terms. I am not fighting to be euthanised, I am fighting for the choice. Being able to choose should be a basic human right.”

Bobbie, 67, first started thinking terminally-ill people should have the right to end their lives when, in her twenties, she watched her stepfather die from throat cancer. She recalls, “It was a

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