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Australia Euthanasia Law Loses by a Single Parliament Vote

November 18, 2016

(Washington Post) – An attempt to legalize voluntary euthanasia in an Australian state was defeated by a single vote in parliament on Thursday. The South Australian Parliament rejected the bill on Thursday 24 votes to 23, after a heated overnight debate. South Australia almost became the only Australian state or territory to allow assisted suicide.

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