The Labour party have no credibility when it comes to euthanasia. Maryan Street’s bill was removed from the ballot because David Cunliffe didn’t want an election distraction from their involvement in Dirty Politics. In the end, they could have used that distraction.
Then they removed Iain Lees-Galloway’s bill for the same reasons, ordered by Andrew Little.
So colour me surprised that they bare still grandstanding over euthanasia when their leadership and their party have shown they are abject cowards when it comes to the issue.
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