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#Zurich

# zurich - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Swiss voters choose to keep 'suicide tourism' in Zurich

Zurich voters rejected by at least a 4-to-1 margin Sunday the twin measures that had been pushed by political and religious conservatives.

Poll: Should Switzerland allow foreigners to travel to the country to carry out assisted suicide? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Switzerland allow foreigners to travel to the country to carry out assisted suicide?

Today voters in Switzerland decided not to impose a ban on assisted suicide – but critics have accused other countries of allowing Switzerland to shoulder the burden of the practice by shirking their own responsibilities to the terminally ill. What do you think?

Zurich to vote on 'suicide tourism' laws

Voters in Zurich are going to the polls to vote on the issue of assisted suicide – with many residents uncomfortable with so-called ‘suicide tourism’ resulting from other countries outlawing the practice.