New Zealand MP withdraws euthanasia bill from ballot

by Michelle Kaufman Reposted from LifeSiteNews.com AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In a dramatic move, New Zealand’s Labour MP, Maryan Street has withdrawn her End of Life Choice Bill from the parliamentary ballot box. The draft euthanasia…

Euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke takes credit for higher elderly suicide rate in New Zealand

by John Jalsevac and Michelle Kaufman Re-posted from LifeSiteNews.comAUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 18 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Top euthanasia advocate Philip Nitschke has taken partial credit for the increase in the suicide rate among elderly men in New Zealand that was…

Judge’s Decision Sets a Dangerous Precedent for Assisted Suicide Law in NZ

Justice Patricia Courtney's decision today, to discharge without conviction Evans Mott, for assisting his wife to commit suicide, sets a dangerous precedent for future cases of assisted suicide in New Zealand. While Mr Mott was not actually present when his…