An interesting read From Prolife NZ’s blog: Earlier this week the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ) ignited a firestorm of controversy against a group of Southland pro-lifers when they suggested that they were planning to intimidate and do violence to abortion clinic workers down in Southland. And today ALRANZ have tried to
“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,
Alex Schadenberg writes on the scary state of Euthanasia in the Netherlands: “The media in the Netherlands has reported today that the number of euthanasia deaths in the Netherlands in 2011 increased by 18% to 3695 and there were 13 reported psychiatric patients who died by euthanasia, up from 2 reported psychiatric euthanasia deaths in 2010.
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
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