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Transcript from Victorian Legislative Council debate about euthanasia

Here is an abridged version of the transcript of the debate about Colleen Hartland's motion to refer euthanasia to the Victorian Law Reform Commission. This debate took place in the Victorian Legislative Council on Wednesday 15 April. Thankfully the motion did not go to a vote, but it may be brought up again at a later date.

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Licence to kill is bad public policy

Granting a licence to kill people is bad public policy.  Politicians have to take responsibility for making life and death decisions about their constituents.  They are our elected representatives.  Their first duty is to protect the lives of the country’s citizens.

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Stop "Victorian style" abortion in QLD election 2015

Right to Life Australia warns Queenslanders about the issue of abortion in the lead up to the state election on Sat 31 January 2015.
The practice of abortion is alive and well in Queensland.  Of all ALP women candidates up for election this week, 14 are members of EMILY’s List so they are committed to vote in Parliament for the complete decriminalisation of abortion i.e. abortion at any stage of pregnancy up till birth! (as in Victoria and A.C.T).   Do not vote for the following EMILY's List candidates :   

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Dr Carling-Jenkins - advocate for right to life

Congratulations to our new ambassador for life in the Legislative Council of the Victorian Parliament.  In her maiden speech on 12 February 2015 Dr Rachel Carling-Jenkins MLC said "I refuse to believe that we can determine that one human being has a greater right to live or to be protected simply because they are healthier, more intelligent, richer or better able to survive without the help and support of others.  

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Termination of 7 month old unborn

Right to Life Australia is appalled at the sanctioning of an abortion by the parents of a 7 month old unborn baby with a minor disability. (Sydney Morning Herald 12/12/14).  The decision was related to a number of "social factors" including guilt, fear and feeling abandoned.    Complicating this, is that Cindy – mum-to-be- was brought up in China- and her view about a baby with a disability would of course have been affected by her experiences there.

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LATEST NEWS

On Wednesday night we received the fantastic news that the Tasmanian House of Assembly voted down the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 16-8! This was the third attempt in 10 years to try to introduce an assisted dying bill. Here's the record of who voted for and against the bill:

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WHAT WE DO

The Right to Life Australia Inc. defends the right to life of all human beings from conception until natural death. We lobby government for legal protection of the most vulnerable in society – the unborn baby, elderly, sick and those with disabilities. Right to Life Australia provides free counselling to women facing crisis pregnancies.  We are non-party political and non-denominational.

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