Monday, September 17, 2012

NZ Continues To Debate Legalizing Euthanasia

The debate around for euthanasia in New Zealand rages on.
Courts mirror mood on euthanasia: MP
Public support for euthanasia is growing in New Zealand in the wake of key court decisions, says a Labour Party MP who advocates assisted suicide.
The discharge without conviction of Auckland man Evans Mott after he assisted his wife's suicide reflected an increasing compassion for euthanasia, said MP Maryan Street.
She is the author of a private member's bill to legalise assisted suicide in cases of terminal illness and irreversible disease.
Mr Mott's wife Rosie died late last year after suffering an aggressive, incurable form of multiple sclerosis. more

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