The deadly debate taking place in Australia
Alex Schadenberg draws our attention to an editorial in Australia’s biggest selling daily newspaper which raises some serious concerns with a euthanasia bill currently being debated in parliament in Victoria.
Not only are there obvious flaws in this process, which would need to be under far stricter protocols, there are other equally important considerations.
The patients themselves may feel themselves under pressure to end their lives. They might consider themselves a burden to their family or they might have been manipulated by others.