(The Guardian) — South Australia premier Jay Weatherill has said he is “gutted” after the state parliament’s 15th attempt to pass a voluntary euthanasia bill was defeated by one vote.
Weatherill told ABC radio on Thursday he respected the decision of MPs in the overnight vote but he was personally “incredibly disappointed.”
Opposition leader Steven Marshall, who like Weatherill voted in favor, said unless an MP has a change of heart, the issue was unlikely to be reconsidered until the makeup of the state’s assembly changed.
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