Final Australian state allows euthanasia and assisted suicide, rejecting religious exemptions
May 23, 2022
CWN Editor's Note: “If a civilization is to be judged by how it treats its weakest members, the New South Wales parliament has failed miserably, and has set a dark and dangerous path for all posterity, determining a new and disturbing definition of what it means to be human,” said Archbishop Anthony Fisher of Sydney.
Brigid Meney, director of strategy and mission at Catholic Health Australia, explained that “this law will force organizations that do not agree with assisted suicide to allow doctors onto their premises to prescribe and even administer restricted drugs with the intention of terminating a resident’s life.”
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