Email PM By Michael Edwards Updated August 10, 2016 22:29:15 Sorry, this video has expired Video: Andrew Denton speaks at the National Press Club. (ABC News) Related Story: Groundbreaking report calls for legalisation of assisted dying Related Story: Voluntary euthanasia policy up for discussion by AMA Related Story: Aussies want it, but euthanasia still a ‘great untouched issue’ Map: Australia Andrew Denton has lashed out at a “subterranean Catholic force” of politicians and businessmen who he claims continue to thwart attempts to allow legally assisted voluntary euthanasia in Australia. Key points:Denton says most Australians support voluntary euthanasiaDenton’s campaign is inspired by his father’s death from heart failureDenton says a euthanasia law should be underpinned by ‘three bedrock principles’ The broadcaster and media personality told the National Press Club on Wednesday the will is there in Australia for legally assisted voluntary suicide, but powerful people with vested interests are standing in the way.He went on to name two key politicians who he said were driving forces 20 years ago and remain in play today: Liberal MP Kevin Andrews and Labor MP Tony Burke.”The joint operation was led on the Liberal side by a young Kevin Andrews, a leading member of the… Read full this story
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