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news.com.au 25 Nov, 2021 07:00 am

NSW voluntary assisted dying bill debate continues as ‘yes’ side takes the lead

NSW voluntary assisted dying bill debate continues as ‘yes’ side takes the lead
A landmark bill to legalise voluntary assisted dying in NSW has the numbers to pass the parliament’s lower house – but supporters fear opposing MPs will “ambush” them and derail the process.

Picture: NCA NewsWire / Christian Gilles The broad support means backers have comfortably cleared the 47-vote threshold to send the bill to the upper house.Picture: NCA NewsWire / Christian Gilles.“The amendments I’m moving are designed to improve and strengthen the safeguards to minimise the risks that I see for vulnerable people,” he told NCA NewsWire.Picture: NCA NewsWire / Christian Gilles “I didn’t see him in the hospital during those last few days of his life.

A landmark bill to legalise voluntary assisted dying in NSW has the numbers to pass the parliament’s lower house – but supporters fear opposing MPs will “ambush” them and derail the process.“The Baby Boomer generation has taken a lot of people along a pretty long journey and voluntary assisted dying is the next step along that journey.

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