David Seymour is grasping at straws to try salvage his Death Bill

Media Release 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”. Before writing this report, he read...

Kiwi euthanasia campaigner charged with murder of two disabled people

Cape Town Magistrates Court | Photo by Ashraf Hendricks © 2016 GroundUp. This image is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Media Release    On Friday Sean Davison (57) appeared in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on...

Euthanasia Society President Charged with Murder of Disabled Man

Media Release Sean Davison, a New Zealand citizen who was convicted of assisted suicide in Dunedin, appeared in a South African court on Wednesday on a murder charge. The charge is in relation to the death of Anrich Burger, 53, who became a quadriplegic after a motor...

End of Life Choice Bill Inappropriate for Suicide Rate

Media Release “The End of Life Choice Bill is inappropriate considering New Zealand’s rising suicide rate”, says Renée Joubert, Executive Officer of Euthanasia-Free NZ. The latest provisional suicide figures show an increase for the fourth year in a row, reaching the...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – 15 June

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. Elderly people are vulnerable to being pressured to request death. Such pressure can be subtle...

Judge invalidates California’s assisted suicide law

Stephanie Packer tells how her insurance company changed their mind about funding a chemotherapy drug after assisted suicide was legalised. In October 2015 California legalised assisted suicide by circumventing the normal legislative process. A few hours ago a judge...

May the odds be ever in your favour? The politics of prognosis

“Transability or your body is not what you think” TEDx talk by Jean Michael Reynolds, under Creative Commons Licence By Joel Michael Reynolds When I was three years old, I was told that my brother Jason had a 95 per cent chance of dying before he was one....

Austen Case Shows Law is Working

Media Release Susan Austen has been found not guilty of aiding in the suicide of fellow EXIT member Annemarie Treadwell. Ms Austen is the Coordinator of the Wellington chapter of EXIT International as well as a committee member of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society of...

Pin It on Pinterest