This is the second week of articles on assisted dying. All of the first week’s articles can be found here “Do no harm” is the clarion call of many of the voices against assisted dying. Doctors must not be asked to be involved in the death of a patient. After all, they aver, that is what the Hippocratic Oath says.
Monthly News Round-up
MONTH STARTING Wednesday 1 August 2018
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NORTHAMPTON — Support is strong for “The End of Life Options Act” among those running to represent western Massachusetts on Beacon Hill, with a number of its backers citing intense experiences with suffering and dying loved ones in explaining their... Keep Reading
My Life My Choice Report recommends voluntary euthanasia to be legalised. Keep Reading
The Dying with Dignity NSW president addressed a meeting in Port Macquarie on August 28. Keep Reading
Voluntary euthanasia should be legalised in WA to end 'unnecessary suffering', report finds - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
A cross-party parliamentary committee recommends the WA Government legalise voluntary euthanasia for patients suffering from a terminal illness, but one voice raises fears for the safety of patients. Keep Reading
A crowd of around 400 people of all ages gathered in Orewa to take part in a debate about the End of Life Choice Bill that... Keep Reading
Lecretia Seales' husband believes a slight tweak to the assisted death bill is needed, but Sir Bill English rubbished it entirely. Keep Reading
Voluntary assisted dying scaremongering about it being a slippery slope is threatening to shut the door on important and much-needed access to VAD in other Australian states and territories. Read more at Monash Lens. Keep Reading
Canberrans should have a say over voluntary euthanasia laws, say Exit members Keep Reading
If there’s one thing you have to admire about Margo Somerville, Catholic Professor of Bioethics at the University of Notre Dame Australia, it’s her persistence in the face of being called out for misrepresenting facts about assisted dying. She’s at it again. Keep Reading