Sunday, December 4, 2011

Good Discussion Of End-Of-Life Issues In Aussie

Here's an in-depth discussion of current Aussie issues around the issues of assisted suicide and euthanasia.
Do you have the right to die?
Prosecutions were pointless… the offender was already dead. Assisting anyone in any way to take his or her own life is still a serious criminal offence.
Penalty? Ten years.
So while you can take your own life, you put in jeopardy anyone you may ask to assist you in the task.
Even if the assistance is rendered for the most humane and compassionate reasons at the conscientious request of a loved one suffering through a terminal illness, the law as it stands determines that it is a crime. more

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