Pages tagged "Nick Goiran MLC"
Apr 11, 2014
This post first appeared on Alex Schadenberg's Blog: That this House:(a) noting that:(i) the Belgium Parliament has recently authorised the direct killing of children through euthanasia;(ii) euthanasia or assisted suicide is now routinely performed in Belgium and the Netherlands on persons with no terminal illness but with psychiatric disorders such as anorexia or depression or with disabilities such as blindness; and(iii) Dr Philip Nitschke during a recent visit to Perth offered instruction in methods of suicide including how to illegally obtain pentobarbitone, a schedule 8 poison, and how to use nitrogen as an undetectable means of ending life;(b) condemns the practice of child euthanasia;(c) commends palliative care as an appropriate response to terminal and chronic illness;(d) affirms the value of every human life including those with mental illness or disability; and(e) endorses suicide prevention as the appropriate response to all those who for whatever reason may think life is not worth living. I was not involved in the decision-making process and the doctor who gave her the injection never contacted me. ... Continue reading
Oct 23, 2013
Western Australia's The Hon Nick Goiran MLC understands the issues with euthanasia & assisted suicide extremely well and worked towards the defeat of the last euthanasia bill in his home state that was defeated in 2010. Nick Goiran MLCWe reported earlier Nick's speech to the parliament on Continue reading
Sep 21, 2013
The Hon Nick Goiran MLC, member of the Western Australian Parliament, tabled and spoke to a motion calling for more to be done to stop the growing problem of Elder Abuse last Thursday the 19th of September. Nick spoke at the 2010 Euthanasia Prevention Coalition International Symposium in Vancouver Ca. Continue reading