Margaret Dore: Analysis Opposing Victoria Australia Euthanasia Bill

Posted October 30, 2017 4:32 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Margaret Dore: Analysis Opposing Victoria Australia Euthanasia Bill

Margaret DoreI. IntroductionI am an attorney in Washington State USA where assisted suicide is legal.[1] I am also president of Choice is an Illusion, a nonprofit corporation opposed to assisted suicide and euthanasia. Last year, I met with a parliamentary delegation from the Legal and Social Issues Committee, Parliament of Victoria, to discuss Oregon’s law and related issues.Washington’s law is based on Oregon’s law. Both laws are similar to the proposed bill, titled the “Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill.” The bill, however, is not limited to voluntary deaths or to people near death. I urge you to reject this measure.II. DefinitionsAssisted

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