End of Life Choice Bill should be voted down

Media release New Zealanders have expressed clearly that they do not want voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide to be legalised.   After extensive media coverage, Parliament’s Health Select Committee received a record number of about 21,435 unique submissions in...

Dutch bill proposes euthanasia for over 75s

Media release Dutch MP Pia Dijkstra proposed a bill that would allow euthanasia for anyone over the age of 75 who no longer wants to live. To be eligible a person would need to have “an intrinsic and consistent” wish to die, which would be confirmed by a...

South African Court invalidates case cited by Lecretia Seales

The Supreme Court of Appeal overturned a high court decision to grant a terminally ill man legal “medically assisted dying”.   In April 2015, Robert “Robin” Stransham-Ford, who had terminal prostate cancer, applied to the Gauteng High Court for legal doctor-assisted...

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