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New Zealand voters approve choice in dying for the terminal
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Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization
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Dateline: Junction City , OR
Friday, October 30, 2020

 

Progress towards wider medical assisted choice in dying at life’s end……

With bipartisan backing, New Zealand has just passed a progressive law. Now, beginning on Nov. 6 of next year, doctors will be able to legally prescribe a lethal dose of medicine to patients suffering from terminal illnesses.

“What a great day to be a Kiwi,” said David Seymour, the lawmaker who had sponsored the act. New Zealand is now a kinder, more compassionate, more humane society.”

In the US, medical aid in dying, where a terminal patient can request a lethal pharmaceutical to self ingest to end their suffering, is now legal in nine states and the District of Columbia.

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Dateline: Junction City, OR United States
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