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'Seymour’s Misinformation On The EOLC Act'

Saturday, 22 August 2020, 8:06 am | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

"David Seymour’s criticism of the Quiz on the End of Life Choice Act referendum is misinformed and unreasonable", says Renée Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ . The quiz, which is promoted by the Safer Future Charitable ... More >>

Beware Brooke Van Velden’s EOLC Misinformation

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 7:36 am | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

Brooke van Velden – newly-minted Deputy Leader of the Act Party – spoke at a community event last Monday night in Epsom, Auckland, which was attended by several Euthanasia-Free NZ supporters. Unfortunately Ms van Velden’s presentation was heavy ... More >>

Seymour Sows Prejudice Against EOLC Act Poll

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 7:11 am | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

“It’s David Seymour who is engaging in “dirty politics” by trying to prejudice the public against a possible future campaign on the End of Life Choice Act”, says Renée Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ . According to One News, ... More >>

New poll illustrates confusion about euthanasia bill

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 8:52 am | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

A new nationwide Curia Market Research poll shows the vast majority of New Zealanders are confused about what the End of Life Choice Bill aims to legalise. More >>

Parliament rejects accountability safeguards for euthanasia

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:16 am | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

“It’s disappointing that Parliament failed to address the accountability issues in the End of LifeChoice Bill ,” says Renée Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ . More >>

End of Life Choice Bill is “unworkable” and arbitrary

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 4:43 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

After considering 39,159 written submissions and hearing from 1,350 oral submitters, Parliament’s Justice Committee has reported that David Seymour’s euthanasia and assisted suicide bill is “not workable in its present state”. Nevertheless, they ... More >>

Quebec Court Challenge to Affect End of Life Choice Bill

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 3:23 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

A few hours ago two disabled Quebecers appeared in a Montreal court to challenge the provincial and federal ‘assisted dying’ laws. More >>

End of Life Choice Bill Inappropriate for Suicide Rate

Friday, 24 August 2018, 5:07 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

“The End of Life Choice Bill is inappropriate considering New Zealand’s rising suicide rate”, says Renée Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ. More >>

Austen Case Shows Law is Working

Friday, 23 February 2018, 8:52 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

Susan Austen has been found not guilty of aiding in the suicide of fellow EXIT member Annemarie Treadwell. More >>

NZ man died by suicide with the help of EXIT International

Monday, 7 November 2016, 4:06 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

The daughter of a depressed New Zealand man, who died by suicide with the help of the pro-euthanasia and pro-suicide organisation, EXIT International, spoke to Kathryn Ryan on Radio New Zealand’s Nine to Noon this morning . The organisation was in ... More >>

Three-quarters of Submitters Oppose Legal Assisted Suicide

Friday, 12 August 2016, 12:07 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes an analysis finding that 78% of submitters are opposed to legalising assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia. More >>

Why is David Seymour hesitant to defend his bill?

Friday, 30 October 2015, 5:22 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

David Seymour, MP for ACT, withdrew from an interview when he heard that Euthanasia-Free NZ would also be represented. More >>

UK decision sends a clear message to New Zealand

Monday, 14 September 2015, 1:36 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

Euthanasia-Free NZ congratulates the UK House of Commons on rejecting the Marris Assisted Dying bill by an overwhelming 212 majority after an extensive yet respectful debate. More >>

Health Select Committee Inquiry on Suicide

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 8:54 am | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

Euthanasia-Free NZ welcomes the Health Select Committee’s investigation into the ending of one’s life in New Zealand. With around 480 suicides per year as well as more than 2600 hospitalisations for intentional self-harm injuries which would ... More >>

Euthanasia rates have not increased

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 10:18 am | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

According to an anonymous survey published today, 16 New Zealand GPs have explicitly hastened a patient’s death by prescribing, supplying or administering drugs. That represents 4.5 % of 359 respondents. More >>

Supreme Court Decision Relied on Biased Reports

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 5:28 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

Euthanasia-Free NZ deplores the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to lift the ban on assisted suicide and euthanasia. More >>

Euthanasia bill withdrawn

Friday, 27 September 2013, 5:27 pm | Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

MP Maryan Street’s reluctant withdrawal of the End of Life Choices Bill from the Parliamentary ballot system until after the next election will provide the much needed time to educate the N.Z. community and Members of Parliament about the hazards of ... More >>