Bioethics

The Lethal Corruption of Euthanasia

Euthanasia is an oppression of the vulnerable and a profound corruption of the doctor-patient relationship. Victorian doctors will be free to participate in this corruption from mid-2019, giving lethal injections or lethal prescriptions to their patients. With enquiries up and running in Western Australia and Queensland, can this fatal error be quarantined to a single state? In the twenty years between euthanasia being extinguished in the Northern Territory and rekindled in Victoria, more than twenty euthanasia Bills were brought to state and federal parliaments in Australia. They were all defeated for the same compelling reasons: Euthanasia shatters the foundation of…

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