Why choice is central to dying with dignity

Why choice is central to dying with dignity

Peter Short Photo: Simon Schluter

Choice in end of life is area of the euthanasia debate that needs to be discussed openly and honestly if we are to advance public discussion beyond the right-to-die versus the sanctity-of-life deadlock.

Dying with Dignity campaigner Peter Short died in December, age 57, on his own terms and in control, but he did not live long enough to see the introduction of a law that offers the same to all seriously ill Australians.

Choice in end of life is area of the euthanasia debate that needs to be discussed openly and honestly if we are to advance public discussion beyond the right-to-die versus the sanctity-of-life deadlock.

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