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New poll shows less support for euthanasia

Sunday, 19 May 2019, 10:48 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

A new nationwide Curia Market Research poll shows the gap between supporters and opponents of euthanasia is narrowing, and that many people withdraw their support when asked to consider some of the details involved in the End of Life Choice Bill, ... More >>

Poll Results Don't Support the End of Life Choice Bill

Monday, 1 April 2019, 9:51 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

"There is a vast difference between support for an abstract concept and support for a particular Bill with all its practical difficulties," says Renée Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ. More >>

Oral Submissions on the End of Life Choice Bill

Sunday, 31 March 2019, 12:24 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Oral Submissions on the End of Life Choice Bill are Overwhelmingly Opposed and Areligious About 85 % of published oral submissions are opposed to the End of Life Choice Bill, an analysis found. Only 13 % were in support and 3 % were either unclear or neutral. ... More >>

Seymour is grasping at straws to try salvage his Death Bill

Friday, 14 December 2018, 11:46 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Last night David Seymour published a 73-page Sponsor’s Report which includes several pages of amendments to his proposed End of Life Choice Bill, only three weeks after allegedly claiming that his Bill was “perfect” . More >>

Kiwis are confused about what ‘assisted dying’ means

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:56 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Recently Young et al published a study that synthesizes the evidence on New Zealanders’ attitudes to euthanasia and ‘assisted dying’. Unfortunately this study omitted polls published after August 2017. More >>

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - 15 June

Friday, 15 June 2018, 8:51 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and calls on the New Zealand Parliament to reject the End of Life Choice Bill in the interest of public safety. More >>

Widespread Confusion about ‘Assisted Dying’

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 11:36 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

A new Curia Market Research poll shows New Zealanders are confused about what ‘assisted dying’ even means. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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