South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill should explain the Labor Party position on state-sanctioned assisted suicide following calls from within his cabinet to reintroduce failed euthanasia legislation, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.
Australian states and territories must not cast aside palliative care in favour of a state-sanctioned assisted suicide regime as has occurred in Victoria today, warns the Australian Christian Lobby.
ACL’s new Centre for Human Dignity has called for the use of kids in adult style ads to stop after a Bonds Christmas advert used small children in the midst of an “adult entertainment style” performance.
Revelations that public health doctors in Victoria feel they are being gagged from warning against the Andrews Government state-sanctioned assisted suicide bill should ring alarm bells for Upper House MPs as they contemplate the bill this week.
The Australian Christian Lobby has expressed disappointment that Toowoomba North Labor candidate Kerry Shine will break with convention by not attending Monday night’s Meet Your Candidate Forum.
At the Queensland election, voters are being encouraged to consider which candidates are willing to provide real choices and support to women who have an unwanted pregnancy.
The Australian Christian Lobby calls on the Federal Parliament to reject moves to set aside the legal framework governing the Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory governments as a means of pushing an euthanasia agenda.
While the Government may be pleased that their assisted suicide program is one step closer for Victorians today, the inherent dangers of state-sanctioned killing remain and campaigning to protect the vulnerable, especially the elderly and those with disabilities, will intensify in the coming days and weeks, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.
The issue of living babies being left to die in Western Australia may finally be investigated after a petition signed by 7,243 people was tabled in Parliament this week.
Victoria’s Legislative Council today heard of the incredible risk that comes with sanctioning assisted suicide by both a supporter and opponent of the Labor Government’s euthanasia bill.
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