Government doctor-prescribed suicide bill introduced

Margaret Tighe, President of Right To Life Australia said today:

“The Victorian Government is today introducing into the Parliament legislation which will give doctors the power to deliberately end the lives of those patients who request it under certain circumstances.



D grade video needs Fact Check

"The depiction of the death of Victorian Mr Sims using a 12 year old  DVD movie is an amateur attempt at influencing young people to lobby MPs for assisted suicide," said Mary Collier CEO Right to Life Australia.


Good news: Tasmania rejects euthanasia

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:


Bill to legislate abortion on demand in NSW fails

Last week, Thursday 11 May 2017, Mehreen Faruqi MLC's bill to legalise abortion on demand in New South Wales was voted down, by the significant margin of 25 votes to 14.

Watch the exact moment the bill was defeated below.

 


Termination of Pregnancy Law Reform Bill 2017 passes in the Northern Territory

Under the guise of ‘contemporary’ legislation the NT’s 25 member Legislative Assembly swept through a “tick-box” abortion-to-23 week bill in Parliament late Tuesday 21 March 2017.

The Termination of Pregnancy Law Reform Bill 2017 passed with a vote of 20 to 4.

Mr Gerry Wood (IND - Nelson), Mr Terry Mills (IND - Blain), Hon Gerald McCarthy (ALP - Barkly) and Mr Yingiya Mark Guyula (IND - Nhulunbuy) opposed the bill.


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