News with keyword: Physician-assisted dying (PAD)

Posted on Monday 5th October 2015 at 4:15pm

Victory! Assisted dying becomes legal in California

On Friday September 11th 2015, the California legislature passed an assisted dying bill, the End Of Life Option Act, modelled on the Oregon Death With Dignity Act which has been in effect since 1997. It had been a long and tortuous wait to see if Governor Jerry Brown would sign the Bill into law.

It is reported that Governor Brown struggled to decide whether to sign the Bill which was actively opposed by the Catholic Church. Governor Brown is a former Jesuit seminary student. He sought views from his doctors, from a Catholic Bishop, from disability advocates, retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and others, to reach a decision.

Keywords: Physician-assisted dying (PAD) | USA | California | Catholic Church | Catholic | Legislative reform

 

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Posted on Sunday 17th May 2015 at 7:28pm

New assisted dying law reform hub is launched.

The launch of DyingForChoice.com, a service dedicated to reasoned argument in supported of assisted dying law reform, and underpinned by sound evidence, has been announced.

Keywords: Physician-assisted dying (PAD) | Voluntary euthanasia (VE) | Assisted dying (AD) | Legislative reform | Lobbying: Supporters

 

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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.