News with keyword: Flip-flop

Posted on Friday 22nd May 2015 at 11:12pm

Medical group Doctors for Voluntary Euthanasia Choice sends letter to RACP executive.

Medical group Doctors for Voluntary Euthanasia Choice has sent a letter of complaint, criticising the RACP executive for unilaterally cancelling its invitation to Dr Rodney Syme to address its annual Congress.

Dr Arnold Gillespie heads a list of more than sixty doctors who have signed a letter of criticism and censure sent to the Board and Executive of the Royal Australian College of Physicians, in response to their insulting and controversial flip-flop on Dr Rodney Syme giving a key address at its 2015 Congress. This is the letter.


Keywords: Flip-flop | Lobbying: Opponents


Posted on Tuesday 19th May 2015 at 11:37pm

The Royal Australian College of Physicians cancels an assisted dying advocate doctor's invitation to address annual conference.

The Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP) invited reasoned and measured assisted-dying doctor, Dr Rodney Syme, to address its annual conference in Cairns, and then unceremoniously pulled the plug. Cowardice? Flip-flop? You bet.

In February this year, Dr Syme says he was approached by a member of the the RACP 2015 Congress committe to attend and deliver a paper to the annual conference, in Cairns 24-27 May. The title of his paper was "Caring for those at the end of their journey." Dr Syme accepted the invitation and spent considerable time and effort preparing and polishing his paper.

Keywords: Flip-flop | Australia | Legislative reform



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21st June 2019 at 10:00pm 0

Grotesque Catholic propaganda about Belgium

The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has released a grotesque and appalling video that blatantly misrepresents Belgium's non-voluntary euthanasia practices as being 'caused' by their voluntary assisted dying law. They're not.