The slippery slope of euthanasia – The Evidence

Friday, September 29, 2017
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Euthanasia: a failure of memory and imagination MercatorNet 28 September 2017 Family First Comment: Part of a larger article on the problems of euthanasia – but shows the…

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Press Release: Physicians reject license to kill

Monday, September 25, 2017
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Media Release – American College of Pediatricians 20 September 2017 Family First Comment: A superb response from medical professionals in the USA. “Physicians recognize that every attempted suicide is…

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VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Euthanasia / Assisted Suicide

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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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
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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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Two-thirds of Kiwis in favour of euthanasia for patients with terminal illness, Vote Compass results show

Friday, September 15, 2017
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TVNZ One News 15 September 2017 Two thirds of New Zealanders are in favour of euthanasia, when it comes to patients with terminal illnesses. That’s according to data…

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How the Media Promote (Some) Suicides

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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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
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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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Voluntary euthanasia bill won’t be debated before election

Thursday, August 10, 2017
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TVNZ One News 10 August 2017 Family First Comment: Oh dear. How sad. Never mind. We will survive  😊 http://www.rejectassistedsuicide.nz David Seymour’s voluntary euthanasia bill won’t be debated…

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Simon O’Connor: Why we didn’t back euthanasia bill

Thursday, August 10, 2017
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NZ Herald 10 August 2017 Family First Comment: Superb commentary. Thank you Simon. Throughout this term of Parliament it has been my privilege to serve as chair of…

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Hospice NZ release on the report

Monday, August 7, 2017
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Media Release – Hospice NZ 4 August 2017 Hospice NZ has welcomed the report of the Health Select Committee’s investigation into the desire to end one’s life, which…

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