Doctors urge Western Australia not to legalize euthanasia.
Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionIn the past few weeks, New South Wales Australia defeated a euthanasia bill while Victoria Australia passed a bill to legalize euthanasia.Michael Gannon, PresidentAustralian Medical Association.The Australian Medical Association (AMA), which opposes euthanasia, warned Western Australia to not follow Victoria’s lead. Sophia Moore with News.com.au reported:AMA president Michael Gannon told reporters on Monday that the focus should be on improving access to palliative care, rather than legalising euthanasia. Dr Gannon said international experience showed there would be attempts to extend euthanasia laws to people with dementia, mental illness and other forms of chronic disease. In the