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New Zealand lawmakers vote in favour of legalising euthanasia paving the way for referendum
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has publicly stated her support for euthanasia reform.
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A "strong case" for offering assisted death to terminally ill, says UK report
An independent panel funded by the author Terry Pratchett criticised the current legal status of assisted suicide as “inadequate and incoherent”.
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Zurich to vote on 'suicide tourism' laws
Voters in Zurich are going to the polls to vote on the issue of assisted suicide – with many residents uncomfortable with so-called ‘suicide tourism’ resulting from other countries outlawing the practice.