Richard Congram (Letters, 26/8) states that the killing of deformed infants and the unwanted elderly are “the logical next steps” for a society which has legal abortion. He is unbothered by reality: we are spending more than ever before on neonatal and aged care and with increasing success.
Mt Warrigal, NSW
In 1994 the Economic Planning Advisory Commission discussed the rising costs of health care for the elderly, and the problem of overcrowding in hospitals. In a publication called “Australia’s Aging Society,” EPAC actually looked at the use of euthanasia as one option in the whole discussion!