Make A Submission – A Guide For ‘Dummies’ :-)

We’ve been contacted by a number of supporters saying “Help! We really want to do a submission opposing the euthanasia bill – but we’re not even sure where to start.” We can understand the concern. It can all seem a little too technical and overwhelming. We want to make it as easy and achievable as possible. So here’s your “Make …

Make A Submission Against David Seymour’s Bill

WE’VE PROVIDED ALL THE INFO YOU NEED! CLICK HERE The Select Committee considering David Seymour’s euthanasia bill (whose members interestingly ALL voted for euthanasia in the 1st Reading!) have set the deadline for submissions as soon as 20 February 2018. They seem to be hoping that you’ll be too distracted by the festive and holiday season to get around to …

Euthanasia – It’s Time To Make A Submission – Here’s All The Info You Need

Yes – we know that Christmas is just around the corner – and probably the last thing you want to do is think about euthanasia / assisted suicide. But the Select Committee considering David Seymour’s euthanasia bill (whose members interestingly ALL voted for euthanasia in the 1st Reading!) have set the deadline for submissions as soon as 20 February 2018. …

Euthanasia’s 1st Reading – How they voted

National NO! Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi, Maggie Barry, Andrew Bayly, David Bennett, Simon Bridges, Simeon Brown, Gerry Brownlee, David Carter, Judith Collins, Jacqui Dean, Sarah Dowie, Bill English, Chris Finlayson, Paul Goldsmith, Jo Hayes, Steven Joyce, Nuk Korako, Denise Lee, Melissa Lee, Tim Macindoe, Todd McClay, Ian McKelvie, Todd Muller, Alfred Ngaro, Simon O’Connor, Parmjeet Parmar, Chris Penk, Shane Reti, Alastair …

URGENT: Contact Your MP TODAY! Vote NO against Euthanasia

MPs need to hear from you today! The politicians are voting on the 1st Reading of ACT MP David Seymour’s euthanasia / assisted suicide bill tonight. No other euthanasia bill in the past has ever succeeded at the 1st Reading – and for good reason. Don’t let this one! Please contact your local MP and all other MPs today. CONTACT …

You Don’t Discourage Suicide by Assisting Suicide

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 more discussion about suicide prevention, not euthanasia. The warning is being reiterated after the disagreement between National’s Simon O’Connor and Labour’s Jacinda Ardern regarding suicide. “You don’t discourage suicide by assisting suicide. …

VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Euthanasia / Assisted Suicide

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 guarantee the protection required for vulnerable people including the disabled, elderly, depressed or anxious, and those who feel themselves to be a burden or are under financial pressure. The international evidence backs …

‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched

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 election. “Value Your Vote records how existing MP’s have voted over the past five terms on controversial issues with a focus on votes related to marriage, parenting, and other key social issues. …

Suicide Prevention Harmed by Euthanasia – Govt Report

Media Release 2 Aug 2017 A parliamentary inquiry into euthanasia has sounded a clear warning that changing the law on assisted suicide could be seen as normalising suicide, and an overwhelming 80% of submitters have rejected calls for euthanasia in this extensive and lengthy inquiry. “At a time when the country is trying to reduce our horrendous suicide rates, this …