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VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Euthanasia / Assisted Suicide

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

One of the main reasons that politicians have rejected previous attempts to decriminalise assisted suicide / euthanasia is that they realised that ‘safeguards’, while sounding good, would not…

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Narelle Henson: Complex matters of life and death

Monday, September 18, 2017

Stuff co.nz 15 September 2017 Family First Comment: “If our fight against suicide is to be effective we simply must be able to explain why some physical suffering…

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How the Media Promote (Some) Suicides

Thursday, September 14, 2017

First Things 1 September 2017 Family First Comment: An excellent insight….. “When some suicides are promoted in media, law, and popular culture as a social good—as assisted suicides…

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Specialist to enhance palliative services at hospice in Nelson

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Stuff co.nz 28 August 2017 Family First Comment: Care – not killing. Hospice is often thought of as a final refuge; a place where people spend their last…

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Media Releases

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Bob McCoskrie: Assisted suicide is still a form of suicide

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Newshub Online 13 Sep 2017 http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/health/2017/09/bob-mccoskrie-assisted-suicide-is-still-a-form-of-suicide.html In a recent exchange with Family First. Nitschke tweeted; ‘Suicide is a fundamental human right – one that society has no moral…

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You Don’t Discourage Suicide by Assisting Suicide

Monday, September 11, 2017

Media Release 11 Sep 2017 Family First NZ is warning that there is a ‘social contagion’ aspect to suicide – assisted or non-assisted – and that we need…

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VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Euthanasia / Assisted Suicide

Friday, September 8, 2017

One of the main reasons that politicians have rejected previous attempts to decriminalise assisted suicide / euthanasia is that they realised that ‘safeguards’, while sounding good, would not…

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‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Media Release 13 Aug 2017 For the fourth successive election, Family First NZ has launched their Value Your Vote resource to inform voters leading up to the September…

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