Six countries, six defeats
Peter Saunders | 08 February 2011
The pace of rejection of euthanasia is exceeded only by the frenetic rate at which its supporters are desperately bringing forward new bills.
Assisted suicide fails in Scotland’s parliament
Michael Cook | 02 December 2010
Scotland’s Parliament has overwhelmingly defeated a bill which would have legalised assisted suicide for the terminally ill. The final result was 85 votes to 16 with two abstentions.
Blow for assisted suicide campaign in Scottish Parliament
Michael Cook | 19 November 2010
A committee of Scotland’s Parliament has recommended by a vote of 5 to 1 that a bill to legalise assisted suicide be thrown out. Under the bill, terminally ill people over 16 would have the right to kill themselves with the help of a doctor.
artificial nutrition and hydration,
Australian Nursing Federation,
Commission on Assisted Dying,
death with dignity,
Dignity in Dying,
do not resuscitate,
Dying in Dignity,
Nazi euthanasia programme,
Philip Nitschke. legislation,
physician assisted suicide,
standards of care,
withdrawal of treatment,