From an outsider’s perspective, the heightened partisan divide in America is disturbing. Some will dismiss this as an American issue and not the business of those beyond its borders. However, we live in a global village; when Americans sneeze, the rest of the world catches a cold!
New Zealand has just taken a leap towards the final solution for people we can’t – or won’t – look after well. A decisive majority of MPs has approved the End of Life Choice Act, which will legalise assisted suicide if it is approved at a public referendum.
More than 90% of the submissions on the Abortion Legislation Bill have rejected the proposed decriminalisation of abortion, with just under 8% supporting the Government bill.
Looking for information to help you make a submission on this Bill? Here’s a good place to start. We have included links to recommended resources and walk you through the process of making your submission.
Dr Stuart Lange wrote the following submission to the Abortion Legislation Committee in opposition to the “Abortion Legislation Bill” on behalf of New Zealand Christian Network.
Stuart Lange – Opinion piece looking at prejudice and “hate”, politicised language, the need for a level playing field which protects the freedom of belief and expression for all, and the need for people to share their opinions with respect and restraint.