Social fault lines open up for politicians
With euthanasia likely to join cannabis as a referendum topic at the 2020 election, political campaigning could get messy.
End of Life Choice bill back today
David Seymour’s End of Life Choice bill is up for its second reading today. The euthanasia topic has split politicians, doctors and the public.
Hospices say no to euthanasia
The group which represents NZ’s 35 hospices says a new bill could require it to host physician-assisted deaths.
What to call ending your life?
After reading thousands of submissions on the proposed euthanasia law, Jeremy Rees weighs up the terms used.
Euthanasia bill should not go ahead: law firm
The law firm that handles many doctors’ legal issues has told a select committee that David Seymour’s End of Life Choice Bill should not proceed.
End of Life Choice Bill: what does it say?
David Seymour’s assisted dying bill is about to embark on a 25 date tour of NZ to hear submissions. What does it actually say?
How do doctors feel about helping end lives?
Sick patients would get to end their own lives, but doctors and medical practitioners would have to carry that out.