Before the last election Maryan Street, in an act political cowardice, ditched her euthanasia bill. David Cunliffe and the Labour party ditched the bill because they didn’t want to run it during the election.
Andrew Little, upon taking the leadership of the Labour party, told Iain Lees-Galloway to ditch his plans to take the bill up.
Once again Labour showed political cowardice.
It is a decision that they should perhaps re-visit.
It follows the latest findings from a University of Auckland study, which reveals 82 percent of 700 New Zealanders polled believe the practice should be legalised.
But End of Life Choice spokesman Dr Jack Havill says it could be sometime before the Government gets on board. ¬† Read more »