Former Australian Prime Minister warns against assisted suicide.

Posted October 25, 2017 3:46 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Former Australian Prime Minister warns against assisted suicide.

This article was published by HOPE Australia on October 24Former Prime Minister Paul Keating has issued a statement warning against the passage of Victoria’s assisted suicide bill. His remarks apply equally to the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill which is before the New South Wales Legislative Council.Mr Keating warned of the pressure legalising assisted suicide and euthanasia would put on people to choose to die prematurely to relieve their family of the burden of care:[I]t is “commonplace” for patients to tell doctors in front of their loved ones that they have no wish to be a burden on families. Once this bill is

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