Euthanasia

Euthanasia Bill defeat

Lynn is pictured here outside the WA Parliament with Former Chief Minister for the Northern Territory, Marshall Peron, before the Voluntary Euthanasia debate.

“Since the vote, several people have contacted me, thanking me for my compassionate stance, even if they disagreed with the position I took supporting the Bill. My heart goes out to those who are suffering now. I hope their dismay is not overwhelming,” said Ms Maclaren.

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Euthanasia Bill speech

On September 22, 2010 WA parliamentarians voted against Robin Chapple's Voluntary Euthanasia Bill 2010, a Bill for an Act to provide for the administration of voluntary euthanasia.

11 MPs voted for the Bill and 24 voted against.

Information about the bill and safeguards.

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