Euthanasia

QLD Parliament to Debate Euthanasia Laws

The Queensland parliament will vote on legalizing euthanasia for terminally ill patients in September. Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk on Tuesday introduced a bill allowing certain patients to choose voluntary assistance in dying. She says the loss of two close relatives last year influenced her decision to push for a conscience …

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NLP backs Queensland euthanasia vote

Queensland Opposition Leader David Crisafulli reiterated his support for a conscience vote on assisted dying. The state could become the fourth to legalize euthanasia, with Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk saying proposed laws to be presented to parliament this week are aimed exclusively at those suffering or dying. Mr Crisafulli says …

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Butcher supports community consultation for euthanasia bill

Glenn Butcher’s MP supported Prime Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk’s community consultation process regarding voluntary assisted dying. On the eve of Hospice Palliative Care Week, the Premier took to social media and said her government is investing in palliative care. “But many who have seen a loved one suffer feel there must …

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Larimer County reminds us rabies season has arrived

There was an outbreak of skunk rabies this year in Larimer County. Photo courtesy of naturephotosbyann.blogspot.com The Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE) has confirmed that a skunk in Larimer County has tested positive for rabies. It is the first Larimer County animal to test positive for the …

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