The President of Right to Life Australia, Margaret Tighe, condemned in the strongest terms the actions of those members of the Tasmanian Parliament, who voted in favour of the Gaffney euthanasia bill.
This was in the face of the advice Australia wide of the overwhelming majority of Australian doctors – especially medical oncologists and palliative care specialists.
“Frankly,” she said, “the descendants of my late mother’s convict ancestors would have ultimately been better off in the UK, whose House of Commons in 2015 overwhelmingly voted against legalising euthanasia or physician assisted suicide.”
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