Toole disagrees with Euthanasia, a view not supported by all

Toole disagrees with Euthanasia, a view not supported by all

Bathurst MP Paul Toole says life is too precious to legally introduce euthanasia.  

Mr Toole’s comments come following yesterday’s introduction of a “right to die” bill by Greens MLC Cate Faehrmann.

The Bathurst MP has remained adamant that life is too precious for people to choose to die, despite saying some people face a horrible struggle being terminally ill.

Paul Toole, Member for Bathurst

Paul Toole, Member for Bathurst

Mr Toole openly states he expects Nationals MP’s to be given a conscience vote on the matter, but says he would have a hard time supporting any euthanasia bill.

 However some Bathurst locals don’t agree.

Country Women’s Association Bathurst President, Helena Donaldson supports the ability of people to make their own choice.

If you know anyone seeking support or information about suicide prevention, you can contact Lifeline or the Suicide Call Back Service.

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