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Is it possible to raise the Dying with Dignity voluntary euthanasia debate with TT readers please? Our politicians are considering a private members’ Bill at present.


Mercury (Report HERE)  is running a clumsily worded ‘Do you support euthanasia’ poll which is obviously stacked by the anti group with 30% yes and 70% No which is the opposite of hundreds of independent polls Australia wide on the nation’s attitude to people having choice and the right to choose how, when and where they die.

I attended a debate at UTAS and the anti-group used a fear campaign rather than address topics audience members raised. The religious groups were there in force.


It’s a discussion that TT can facilitate ...


Here is the link ...


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rights_of_the_Terminally_Ill_Act_1995


... which gives details about Northern Territory’s Rights of the Terminally Ill Act 1995 which was subsequently overturned by John Howard and Kevin Andrews.