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NSW Rejects Assisted Dying Bill

Friday, 17 November 2017, 11:55 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes the decision of the NSW Upper House to reject ‘assisted dying’ legislation and urges the New Zealand Parliament to follow suit. More >>

Suicide and Assisted Dying are Sides of the Same Coin

Monday, 11 September 2017, 12:27 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Simon o’Connor is unfairly under fire for making the connection between suicide and ‘assisted dying’. More >>

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes New York High Court decision

Friday, 8 September 2017, 4:28 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes the New York High Court’s decision to uphold the law against ‘assisted dying’. More >>

David Seymour's Bill would undermine suicide prevention

Monday, 28 August 2017, 3:06 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

The number of suicide deaths in New Zealand have increased for the third year in a row. The provisional suicide statistics released today show: More >>

Interactive Webinars on Living and Dying

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 9:50 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Parliament’s Health Select Committee suggested in their recent report on public attitudes to ‘assisted dying’* that “greater communication between health professionals and the general public is required to explain the dying process and alleviate fear” ... More >>

Seymour Bill Discriminates Against Young People

Friday, 11 August 2017, 9:12 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

David Seymour misrepresents the Attorney-General report on his End of Life Choice Bill. Seymour claims that "the Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice agree that [his] bill creates a framework for assisted dying that is consistent with the ... More >>

Report confirms majority opposition to 'assisted dying'

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 3:55 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes the Report of Parliament’sHealth Select Committee on their extensive investigation of public attitudes to ‘assisted dying’ legislation. More >>

MPs should not take Horizon survey seriously

Monday, 19 June 2017, 2:25 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

“ The recent Horizon Research ‘poll’ commissioned by the Voluntary Euthanasia Society should not be taken seriously,” says Renée Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ . More >>

End of Life Choice Bill should be voted down

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 1:27 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

New Zealanders have expressed clearly that they do not want voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide to be legalised. More >>

Two-thirds of doctors oppose ‘assisted dying’

Friday, 2 June 2017, 1:13 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Members of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society claim in a NZMJ paper that 37% of doctors and 67% of nurses support ‘assisted dying’, that is, legal voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide. More >>

Submissions against euthanasia shatter assumptions

Friday, 5 May 2017, 2:59 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

77% of submissions to Parliament’s Health Select Committee are opposed to changing the law on assisted suicide and euthanasia, an analysis found. More >>

Survey does not reflect attitudes to law

Friday, 13 January 2017, 9:26 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

A survey published in today’s New Zealand Medical Journal mistakenly claims to show that 66% of New Zealanders support the legalisation of euthanasia. More >>

Dutch bill proposes euthanasia for over 75s

Tuesday, 20 December 2016, 1:39 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Dutch MP Pia Dijkstra proposed a bill that would allow euthanasia for anyone over the age of 75 who no longer wants to live. More >>

Euthanasia-Free NZ denounces new suicide organisation

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 5:02 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

The voluntary euthanasia and pro-suicide organisation EXIT International launched EXIT Action, a "subgroup" and " militant arm ” dedicated to the illegal import of large quantities of the lethal drug Nembutal. More >>

South African Court invalidates case cited by Seales

Friday, 9 December 2016, 2:23 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

The Supreme Court of Appeal overturned a high court decision to grant a terminally ill man legal “medically assisted dying”. More >>

‘Assisted Dying’ would violate the ‘right to die’

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 4:41 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ made their oral submission to Parliament’s Health Select Committee today on the Investigation into Ending One’s Life In New Zealand . More >>

Calll for euthanasia on psychological grounds to be banned

Friday, 11 December 2015, 12:29 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes the open letter signed by 65 Belgian experts this week, because it is highly relevant to the New Zealand "assisted dying" debate. More >>

David Seymour withdraws from euthanasia debate

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 10:02 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ is disappointed that David Seymour seems unwilling to engage in an honest intellectual discussion with his opponents, despite being quick to criticize them publicly. More >>

Restrictions on Euthanasia Advocate's Suicide Promotion

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 9:34 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes the Australian Medical Board’s decision to impose restrictions on the medical practice of Dr Philip Nitschke, the most prominent Australasian advocate of voluntary euthanasia. More >>

Euthanasia bill is open to wide interpretation

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 2:17 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

“The End-of-Life Choice Bill uses vague language that is open to wide interpretation”, says Renee Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ. More >>

 

 

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