While the illegal trade in death goes unpunished and predators prosper, Australia’s suicide prevention ambitions are a sick joke. Worse, Victoria and other states are considering making assisted suicide legal…
Judi Taylor’s young and healthy son, Lucas, died of illegally assisted suicide in 2012. Judi says her son’s every step and every instruction — and strong encouragement — came from a Peaceful Pill online forum run by Exit International, the pro-euthanasia lobby group run by now-former medical practitioner Philip Nitschke.
What’s disturbing is the entire legal system and government – which claims to be concerned about reducing Australia’s high rate of suicide – is seemingly uninterested in reducing the illegal trade in assisted suicide. In fact, Victoria is currently leading the reckless charge to make the predatory death industry legal.
Five years later Judi’s story is still as shocking as it is important to learn from and do something about.
WATCH the full interview with Judi Taylor and Dave Pellowe below.
If you are depressed or contemplating suicide, help is available at Lifeline on 13 11 14.
The sharks are circling and trying to make the death trade legal in Australian states. Add your name and the threat of your vote to this crucial issue. Include your address details so we can make sure your local member and candidates know how many votes they can win if they represent you properly.
“I am deeply concerned about doctors being providers or facilitators of death.
I am completely opposed to any law that creates a society where one person is given power to end another person’s life.
This issue will be one of the very few that I consider changing my vote for at the next election.
As my representative I urge you to publicly commit to voting NO to any proposed laws legalising assisted suicide or euthanasia so I can consider voting for you in the next election.“
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