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Parliament Passes Bill Lacking Important Safeguards

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 9:22 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

"It's highly concerning that Parliament has voted for the End of Life Choice Bill to become law, pending a referendum," says Renée Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ . More >>

World Medical Association reaffirms opposition to euthanasia

Monday, 28 October 2019, 1:16 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

A few hours ago the World Medical Association reaffirmed its opposition to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. More >>

Disabled people petition Parliament to amend euthanasia bill

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 10:32 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Representatives from Euthanasia-Free NZ , the disability advocacy group Not Yet Dead Yet Aotearoa and the Wellington disability community are presenting a petition to Parliament ahead of the debate on Part 4 of the End of Life Choice Bill.later ... More >>

Parliament dismisses doctors, Hospices after farcical debate

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 8:16 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ is appalled that Parliament spent so little time debating Part 2 of the End of Life Choice Bill and voted to leave it full of holes. More >>

Kiwis oppose implications of euthanasia process

Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 2:23 pm | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ urge MPs to consider concerns relevant to tomorrow’s debate on Part 2 of the End of Life Choice Bill . More >>

End of Life Choice Bill progresses by smaller margin

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 8:58 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Euthanasia-Free NZ is encouraged that the second reading on the End of Life Choice Bill passed by a significantly smaller margin than the First Reading did in 2017. More >>

Kiwi Sentenced for Assisted Suicides of Disabled People

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 8:38 am | Euthanasia Free NZ

Yesterday Auckland-born euthanasia advocate, Sean Davison (58), appeared in the Western Cape High Court, South Africa, on three charges of premeditated murder. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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