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How your religion changes your views on the right to die

Rank-and-file Christians are at odds with religious leaders on euthanasia, with some denominations more supportive of voluntary assisted dying than others.

  • Katie Burgess
  • The Canberra Times

As an ACT parliamentary inquiry into the end-of-life choices available to Canberrans continues, a survey of 1004 people has revealed how nearly half (48 per cent) of people with religious beliefs supported assisted dying laws.

Near 8hThis is despite a hardline stance from some religious orders against legalising the practice.

One of the report’s authors, Anthony Hogan – who is an…

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