Pages tagged "Lara Giddings MP"
Oct 09, 2013
Recently Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings MP, in response to a tweet from a colleague about the problems with euthanasia in jurisdictions where it is legal replied: "Interesting that democracies from Oregon to Switzerland with Voluntary Assisted Dying have not gone back and overturned their laws - why?" That's a very worthwhile question. Note well, of course, that none of the jurisdictions where either assisted suicide or euthanasia is legal call it 'voluntary assisted dying', but we get the point. Continue reading
Sep 30, 2013
In the Hobart Mercury today, Tasmanian Premier, Lara Giddings admits that death tourism is a possibility if her euthanasia & assisted suicide bill become law. Continue reading
Sep 26, 2013
Today the Tasmanian Premier, Lara Giddings MP and her deputy, Nick McKim MP jointly tabled the euphemistically entitled . The bill will not begin to be debated until after parliament resumes in October; but given the recent history of parliamentary debates in the Apple Isle and given the sponsorship by the two leaders, we can expect as much time as is deemed necessary to be given over to the debate.Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2013 Continue reading