Posts Tagged ‘euthanasia’

The End of Life Choice Bill

Written By: - Date published: 7:30 am, December 21st, 2017 - 155 comments

We recently got the first reading on the End of Life Choice Bill, which aims to create a controlled regime for euthanasia. What are the pros and cons of the Bill?

NRT on submitting on the End of Life Choice Bill

Written By: - Date published: 1:05 pm, December 16th, 2017 - 259 comments

“If you care about the bill, I encourage you to speak up about it.”

Act’s Euthanasia Bill

Written By: - Date published: 10:05 am, June 12th, 2017 - 83 comments

Following the selection of David Seymour’s private member’s bill euthanasia will be debated this year in Parliament.

Final hours for submission on voluntary euthanasia

Written By: - Date published: 1:08 pm, February 1st, 2016 - 1 comment

The end of today is the last chance to make a submission to Parliament on voluntary euthanasia.

Voluntary euthanasia

Written By: - Date published: 10:47 am, January 27th, 2016 - 190 comments

Voluntary euthanasia is very much in the news. We have until Feb 1st to make submissions on the Bill currently before Parliament. It’s a very emotive debate, but I think the case for euthanasia choice is clear.

Treachery and silly season political snippets

Written By: - Date published: 7:41 am, December 23rd, 2015 - 61 comments

There’s still a few MPs “on duty”. Their function is to maintain the semblance of active government and to roll out a bunch of announcements they hope will escape full scrutiny.

NRT: A surfeit of caution

Written By: - Date published: 6:26 pm, July 18th, 2013 - 28 comments

I/S at No Right Turn on Street’s End of Life Choice Bill.

Key knows best about everything

Written By: - Date published: 11:13 am, August 25th, 2012 - 26 comments

Key’s claim that illegal euthanasia is happening in NZ has sparked outraged denials from medical professionals. But Key, of course, is not backing down. Once he’s opened his mouth he knows that he knows best.

Euthanasia bill

Written By: - Date published: 11:42 am, May 1st, 2012 - 136 comments

Maryan Street’s “End of Life Choice Bill” has triggered another round of debate. A recent poll shows public support for legalising voluntary euthanasia at an all time high. It’s a question of “when” not “if”.

The euthanasia debate

Written By: - Date published: 3:15 pm, July 21st, 2010 - 20 comments

A terminally-ill Auckland doctor writes to New Zealand Doctor magazine arguing for the legalisation of euthanasia in New Zealand.

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