80% of New Zealand Residents Did Not Understand They Were Voting to Euthanize People

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80% of New Zealand Residents Did Not Understand They Were Voting to Euthanize People

Polling suggests that 80% of those who voted in October’s assisted suicide referendum in New Zealand misunderstood what the law would actually do. In October, the ‘End of Life Choice Act’ became law through a binding referendum where 65.2% of voters supported the Act.

Belgian doctors under investigation for illegal euthanasia

Around ten cases of supposed illegal euthanasia are being investigated in Belgium after allegations were received through an anonymous letter to the public prosecutor. The public prosecutor in Leuven is investigating cases of euthanasia which may not have been carried out according to the proper legal procedure.