"If we're going to have these compassionate laws in Victoria, we need to make sure all other Australians have access as well."
They have it wrong in a very big way.
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The controversial proposals are finally set to become legal.
Jaala Pulford has "learnt more about death and dying than I ever cared to".
The debate was relatively civil, except for an SMS from the health minister.
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Former Prime Minister Paul Keating called assisted dying "an unacceptable departure in our approach to human existence".
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Victoria's health minister is declining to comment on reports she sent an expletive text message to the deputy premier in the midst of a euthanasia debate.
Voluntary euthanasia in Australia will give us freedom of choice.
Husband comforting wife in hospital bed
They're matters of life and death.
Ninety-one-year-old lovebirds Nic and Trees Elderhorst kissed each other goodbye and, while still holding hands, died together in a rare double euthanasia, a Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad reported...
The Australian TV identity and presenter will need to undergo multiple bypass surgery.
An Australian-first bill will soon be introduced into state parliament.
'Suicide' implies irrationality, mental fragility; as opposed to 'euthanasia', which implies a deeply considered, mature and rational death.
"It's got nothing to do with the community, darling. It's to do with our family."
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Now she's focusing on changes to state euthanasia laws.
And which states are closest to reforming assisted dying laws.
The leading same sex marriage opponent says the van explosion is an “attack on free speech.”
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Most people accept that painlessly ending the suffering of animals is an act of compassion. As a veterinarian I often had the decision to put an animal to sleep placed in my hands, because animals cannot give consent. Yet even when we give consent and beg for help, the law denies humans the same compassion.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A 17-year-old has committed doctor-assisted suicide in Belgium, the first minor to do so under rules adopted in 2014 allowing euthanasia for people of all ages, the head of the na...
Marriage equality, indigenous recognition and euthanasia.
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Yellowstone National Park officials made "heroic efforts" before deciding to euthanize a newborn bison that well-meaning tourists put into the trunk of their SUV, a spokeswoman said. The death of the...
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It's one of the most personal and interesting questions you can ask someone. And yet, generally, here in Australia, we don't ask. Death is seen as a kind of taboo -- something sad and heavy, too dark to talk about. But what about the kind where you get to choose? Why aren't we discussing euthanasia?
The "death with dignity" movement marked a victory in California Friday when the state Senate passed a bill allowing terminally ill patients to end their own lives with the help of a physician. The E...