Euthanasia meeting In Whangarei

“The contentious issue of euthanasia will be under the spotlight in Whangarei next month with “death with dignity” group End-of-Life Choice holding a public meeting in the city…. But Steve Jaunay from the Whangarei branch of Voice for Life said euthanasia would be legalising assisted suicide and would have many dangerous unintended consequences. “For example, 

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Key Backs off Euthanasia Comments

From stuff.co.nz: Prime Minister John Key has backed away from his comments about euthanasia, saying his language on the sensitive issue was “a bit sloppy”. Key last week said “there is a lot of euthanasia that effectively happens in our hospitals”. The comment angered doctors who said euthanasia was never practised as it was the 

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Maggie Barry MP says Euthanasia is no answer

The following excerpt is from NZherald.co.nz: “National Party MP Maggie Barry says the standard of healthcare for New Zealanders with terminal and chronic illnesses is so high euthanasia should not be considered as an alternative. Ms Barry’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Palliative Care will meet for the first time today and aims to improve 

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