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Victoria and New South Wales debate euthanasia bills

ABC Online - 20 Sep 2017
It's more profound than any legislation on tax or renewable energy. It's more controversial than same-sex marriage. This week, private members bills allowing for voluntary euthanasia were set to be introduced into the parliaments of Victoria and New ...

Life jail threat for Vic euthanasia breach

The Australian - 20 Sep 2017
Premier Daniel Andrews insists Victoria's euthanasia laws will be the most conservative in the world, including unforgiving penalties for those who break the rules. Doctors, family and friends could face a prison life sentence if they breach strict ...

Belgian order defies pope, insists on allowing euthanasia

Washington Post - 13 Sep 2017
VATICAN CITY — A Belgian religious congregation is defying Pope Francis' order to stop allowing euthanasia in its psychiatric hospitals, saying that its decision to do so is fully consistent with Catholic doctrine. In a statement Tuesday, the Belgian ...

First interdisciplinary study of Belgian euthanasia published

BioEdge - 16 Sep 2017
A book from Cambridge University Press to be released next week takes a critical look at euthanasia in Belgium. Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Lessons from Belgium features essays on legal, philosophical and medical issues, as well as how euthanasia ...

Māori Party: Do not vote for Labour over euthanasia

Newshub - 19 Sep 2017
In a statement released by the party, Tuilagi Saipele Esera, Māori Party Candidate for Manukau East, said Labour's intention to legalise euthanasia and assisted suicide was against Christian and Pacific cultural values. "Euthanasia and assisted suicide ...

US Physicians Reaffirm Opposition to Legal Euthanasia

Courthouse News Service - 19 Sep 2017
(CN) — The American College of Physicians reaffirmed its opposition Monday to the expanding legalization of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, citing legal, clinical and other concerns in a position paper. The Netherlands became the first ...

Mum's suffering behind euthanasia drive

The Australian - 19 Sep 2017
A top priority on the Andrews government's reform agenda since winning government in 2014, the proposed euthanasia laws represent its most ambitious and controversial social policy to date. Premier Daniel Andrews has thrown his support behind the ...

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