Liz Carr has a message for Victorians about assisted suicide
UK Comedian, TV star and disability activist, Liz Carr was in Melbourne recently for the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
She took time out to record this message to Victorians about assisted suicide.
Liz Carr's address to Victorian Parliamentarians on assisted suicide
In March 2017, Liz Carr was in Melbourne for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. She took time out from preparations for her show: Assisted Suicide: The Musical to join local disability activist, Jax Brown, in addressing the state parliament.
June 2016 Protest at screening of 'Me Before You'
Me Before You is a hollywood film that tells the story of a wealthy young man who acquires a disability and, eventually commits suicide at a Swiss Suicide facility rather then face life with a disability.
Me Before You is a very negative protrayal of living with disability. It outraged people with disability across the globe who came out in force to protest at screenings across the world.
This video was shot at the opening of the film in Mebourne Australia.
2014 HOPE Dinner - Margaret Somerville
Margaret Somerville, AM, FRSC is the Samuel Gale Professor of Law at McGill University, as well as professor in the university's faculty of medicine and the founding director of the law faculty's Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law. Here she speaks on euthanasia, the risks it brings to the medical profession and the push for euthanasia in Canada and elsewhere that uses medicine as a 'cloak of respectability.'
Recorded in high definition in front of a live audience at The HOPE Dinner, Adelaide, South Australia.