Australian Medical Association (AMA) opposes bill to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Posted October 23, 2017 3:28 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Australian Medical Association (AMA) opposes bill to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.On Friday, October 20, after 26 hours of debate, the Victoria Australia State Lower House passed an assisted dying bill by a vote of 47 to 37. The bill will now be debated by the Victoria State upper house.Michael Gannon PresidentAustralia Medical AssociationThe President of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) is clear that physicians who kill their patients are contravening the code of ethics.Michael Gannon, who was the chair of the AMA ethics committee while they debated euthanasia, and who is now the AMA President, explained the position of the Australian Medical Association in

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