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Dear Sir,

The Ministry of Health has delivered its first quarterly report for its Assisted Dying Service.

The report covers from the 7th November 2021 to 31st March 2022.

Sixty-six patients were given a lethal injection or were assisted in their suicide by their doctor. This is a new core health service provided by the government with doctors receiving up to $3,000 for each patient terminated.

There were 205 people who had applied for this service, 59 people were still in the process of assessment. 81 people did not continue the process due to being ineligible, withdrawing or having died. The ethnicity of those who applied was, European/ Pakeha 162, Maori, 12, Pacific, nil and Asia, 5.

Nearly 50 patients had their lives terminated at home, more than 10 patients in retirement homes.

133 patients were suffering from Cancer and 164 patients were receiving palliative care.

There are 130 doctors on the Ministry’s list who are prepared to administer a lethal injection to their patients; this is in violation of the ethics of the World Medical Association that prohibits euthanasia. It also violates the fifth commandment of our Creator, “Thou shalt not kill,” we violate this commandment at our peril.

Do we want our medical profession to accept the killing of patients as a treatment option?

Ken Orr
Spokesperson, Right to Life

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  1. The New Zealand Film Commission does not seem to agree with you, with their recent propaganda movie, Juniper (about an assisted suicide).

    In New Zealand and around the world, death and depopulation seems to be very in, whether it be euthanasia, full-term abortions, high suicide rates due to lockdowns and government instigated financial stress, or death by lethal Covid jabs (which for some, they mandated).

    All part of a larger agenda, UN Agenda 30 (basically a combination of Brave New World and 1984) the abolition of what most of us hold dear, family, our freedoms, freedom of speech and expression, movement, bodily autonomy, religion, and for some (the elderly) the freedom to exist.

    When I use the term “government instigated” I am of course referring to all politicians in New Zealand. To suggest there is an active political opposition is unfortunately, a complete ruse. Another goal of UN Agenda 30 is to abolish national sovereignty (if it ever really existed). That to some, would equal treason, but strangely you will not find a single politician in New Zealand who is opposed to UN Agenda 30.

  2. By the way, the UN, and WEF already quietly signed a “strategic partnership” conveniently right before the plandemic. When they team up with the China/Bill Gates owned WHO (with their new international pandemic treaty, which will supersede national laws) that will be game over for our freedoms.

    Xi Jinping is a great supporter of the WEF, UN Agenda 30, the WHO, Bill Gates, and Klaus Schwab.

    https://www.weforum.org/press/2019/06/world-economic-forum-and-un-sign-strategic-partnership-framework/

    https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/policies/coronavirus/pandemic-treaty/

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