Month: March 2021

Euthanasia: What happens if the drugs don’t work?

Radio NZ News 30 March 2021 What happens if a patient doesn’t die during a euthanasia attempt? That’s one of a number of ethical and legal questions being asked by palliative care experts who say we are woefully unprepared to…

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Fears euthanasia training will just be online course

Radio NZ News 29 March 2021 Palliative care specialists fear health practitioners with as little as six hours online training could end up providing euthanasia for patients who would have wanted to live if they had proper care and pain…

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Muslim scholars slam French call on same-sex marriage

AA.com 27 March 2021 – Ibrahim Mukhtar The International Union for Muslim Scholars (IUMS) on Saturday decried a French government request for mosque imams to recommend same-sex marriage as a double standard against Islam. In a Facebook post addressed to…

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Labour, Greens under fire for voting down law to make notifying schools of nearby sex offenders mandatory

NewsHub 25 March 2021 Labour and the Greens are under fire for voting down a law that would make it mandatory to notify schools when there’s a sex offender nearby. Informing schools when a sex offender is being placed in…

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Leah’s message to NZ re banning ‘conversion therapy’

Leah is an ex-lesbian, as well as someone who experienced gender dysphoria as a child. Now she is married to a patient and gracious man and together they have a young son and a daughter born just this month. Ten…

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New Law Will Ignore Women With Post-Abortion Grief

Media Release 24 March 2021 Politicians will today vote for a new law which will allow employees to be eligible for three days of bereavement leave following the unplanned end of pregnancy by miscarriage or stillbirth. Sadly, politicians have rejected calls…

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Medicinal cannabis blacklisted by Australian pain specialists

Sydney Morning Herald 23 March 2021 Doctors are being told not to use medicinal cannabis to treat patients with chronic pain, warning there is no solid evidence it is effective, as Australia’s medical regulator approves its 100,000th cannabinoid script. The…

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