Australian State Parliament Ends Marathon Euthanasia Debate

November 20, 2017

(U.S. News & World Report) – An Australian state parliament’s marathon debate on allowing voluntary euthanasia abruptly ended on Friday unresolved after a lawmaker collapsed in his office. Victoria, Australia’s second most populous state, is in the final stage of a parliamentary debate that could legalize doctor-assisted suicide 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy killing law.

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