Like the US, New Zealand recently had an election. Unlike the US, the losing candidates were OK with conceding defeat and moving on with their lives. That aside, we had a couple of referendums on which the public could vote for, alongside our chosen candidates. Firstly, there was the euthanasia referendum; this passed with a […]Read More NZ says NO to legalised cannabis.
People around the world are focused on the upcoming US election, and for good reason. But in two weeks’ time we have our own election coming up, and I already know who I’m voting for! This time around, things are a little different though. Alongside the usual party vote options, there are two referendums which […]Read More It’s election time!
One of my old church friends sent me this text message inviting me to a talk on euthanasia: This intrigued me because I wrote about this topic not too long ago. Was this event gonna be pro-euthanasia or anti? Who is Simon O’Connor? Oh THAT Simon, the politician who equated euthanasia to suicide. I’m not sure […]Read More More Weird Text Messages (Euthanasia debate invites).
A few weeks ago, on September 10, it was World Suicide Prevention Day. In New Zealand, it was close to election day so one particular politician used this as an opportunity to bash another politician from an opposing political party. I’ll put the post down below, it’s (surprisingly) still up on Facebook too. Why on […]Read More Euthanasia is NOT the same as suicide!