Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Aussie Opposition To The Pro-Deathers Grows

The Aussie assisted killing debate is heating up again, with significant opposition. It will be interesting to see how far the pro-deathers are able to go.
Doctors, lawyers oppose euthanasia bill
DOCTORS and lawyers in South Australia have opposed the latest moves in state parliament to legalise euthanasia.
A bill backed by Labor MP Steph Key would give doctors a legal defence if they accelerated the death of a terminally ill patient whose pain could not be alleviated.
It will be subject to a conscience vote and returns to parliament for a third reading later this month.
But the Law Society of South Australia on Monday said it would decriminalise murder, manslaughter and assisted suicide in certain circumstances. more

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