World Medical Association speaks out against euthanasia bill in Australia.

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

World Medical Association speaks out against euthanasia bill in Australia.

This statement was released by the World Medical Association on October 27, 2017The WMA and its national member medical associations, which include the Australian Medical Association, have strongly reiterated their long-standing opposition to physician assisted suicide and euthanasia on the basis that they constitute the unethical practice of medicine. The WMA calls on Australia’s Victorian Upper House to reject the Victorian Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. The Association cites its Declaration on Euthanasia which states: ‘Euthanasia, that is the act of deliberately ending the life of a patient, even at the patient’s own request or at the request of close relatives, is

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