ASSISTED DYING LEGISLATION IS ABOUT END-OF-LIFE CHOICE

In egalitarian societies, it is well-established that abortion is about the right of a woman to choose what to do with her body.  Similarly, assisted dying legislation – being proposed now in Victoria, NSW, WA and SA – is about the right of a person to choose how they die.  The proposed legislation won’t cover me, but I too want to be able to choose how I die, if possible.Read More »

VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA: IT’S ABOUT CHOICE

Voluntary euthanasia has been close to my heart for many years and it is now, finally, being discussed more publically. Let me be upfront. If someone can get me Nembutol, so I can have it – if and when I need it – to end my life, I would be very grateful.  I’m afraid that when I need it, I won’t –  physically – be able to get it. Personally, I’d like to have the choice available.  As for what you want to do at the end of your life, that’s up to you.  It’s about choice.Read More »