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You Don’t Discourage Suicide by Assisting Suicide

Caroline Downey is a Kiwi currently based in London. In her submission to the Health Select Committee on the investigation into ending one ‘s life in New Zealand, she writes “we have to start talking about the problem of suicide in New Zealand – not the need for assisted suicide.”

I oppose any legalisation of euthanasia or assisted suicide in New Zealand.

On the 19th of October 2015, The Guardian published an article titled “’ We

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