Euthanasia Bill Pre-Empts Important National Conversation

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
David Seymour

Media Release 14 October 2015 Family First NZ says that a private members bill by ACT MP David Seymour on euthanasia is premature, and pre-empts an important national…

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Launch of to Oppose Euthanasia

Thursday, September 17, 2015
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Media Release 17 Sep 2015 Family First NZ has launched a website dedicated to helping families oppose euthanasia and assisted suicide, and to help them make a submission…

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Focus on Suicide In Euthanasia Review Welcomed

Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Media Release 27 August 2015 Family First NZ is welcoming the broad inquiry into voluntary euthanasia to be carried out by Parliament’s Health Committee. “It makes absolute sense…

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Support For Euthanasia Decreases As Harms Revealed

Monday, July 27, 2015
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Media Release 28 July 2015 Family First NZ says that latest Research NZ poll on euthanasia reveals a welcome decrease in support for euthanasia from its previous poll,…

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Care Alliance Responds to Lecretia Seales’ death

Thursday, June 4, 2015
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Family First NZ is a member of the Care Alliance. In response to the sad death of Lecretia Seales, the following statement was released The Care Alliance expresses…

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Thursday, April 23, 2015
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Euthanasia (or assisted suicide) has certainly been in the media a lot lately. There is a strong push for it to be decriminalised in NZ as has happened…

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Simplistic Euthanasia Poll Ignores Obvious Harms

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Media Release 15 April 2015 Family First NZ says that a Research NZ poll on euthanasia misrepresents the real effect of decriminalising euthanasia and is far too simplistic….

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Dying with Dignity Lies In Love and Best Palliative Care

Monday, March 23, 2015
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Media Release 21 March 2015 Family First NZ says that the heartbreaking situation that Lecretia Seales faces should not be solved in the courtroom or by a change…

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Dutch Euthanasia Proof of Recipe For Abuse

Monday, March 2, 2015
Euthanasia deaths in Netherlands

Media Release 3 March 2015 Family First NZ says that the NZ lecture tour by Dr Rob Jonquiere, a leader of the Dutch euthanasia movement, will ignore the…

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Assisted Suicide: A Beautiful Response to Brittany Maynard

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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There has been plenty of media coverage in NZ of the sad death of Brittany Maynard yesterday. Maynard, 29, who was suffering from terminal brain cancer, used her…

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