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STUFF: Euthanasia referendum: ‘The proposed law isn’t watertight’
Opinion Piece by Grant Illingworth QC The New Zealand public will shortly be asked to decide whether to give health workers the authority to assist terminally ill people to die. Many people, including now Sir Michael Cullen, think it’s a good idea to give people who are terminally ill a choice about how to end their lives. As New Zealanders, we like the idea of having a choice. We also …Read More
Euthanasia – What happens when prognosis for a terminal illness is wrong?
“Glenn’s doctors gave him a prognosis of six months to live three times over a period of nearly nine years. Prognosis cannot only be a little off, it can be flat out wrong. Would euthanasia have been legal, Glenn could have ended his life with years still left ahead of him. He would have missed out on so much, as would his wife and young daughter.” When prognosis is wrong …Read More
Powerful Video – Kiwi Doctor Against Abortion
Watch this powerful video! A Kiwi doctor explains why he stopped doing abortions and why he thinks the New Zealand Government’s Abortion Legislation Bill 2019 is dangerous for unborn children. Hear the truth about the reality of abortion including late term abortions, the risks and harms of abortion to the mother, the importance of the heartbeat, foetal pain, the age of viability, and NZ’s close connection to operative procedures performed …Read More
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 …Read More