Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia
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22 June 2015 Hopes euthanasia petition will prompt action, 3 News New Zealand 13 June 2015 Catherine Marks: Right-to-die debate needs Key involved, Catherine Marks, New Zealand Herald Right-to-die:...
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A list of media links to the Lecretia Seales debate on Euthanasia

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Euthanasia – should it be legalised in New Zealand?

Euthanasia – should it be legalised in New Zealand? | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Helen Borne asks three members of staff from The University of Auckland to comment on this profound human dilemma.
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Euthanasia in New Zealand | Legalisation of Euthanasia in New Zealand

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From the Policy Projects site - includes other useful references

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Euthanasia back on political agenda

Euthanasia back on political agenda | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
The right-to-die is poised to be thrust back on the political agenda as support mounts for a parliamentary inquiry.
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Euthanasia | The Life Resources Charitable Trust

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Good background reading on a variety of the ethical issues surrounding this debate

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Euthanasia-Free New Zealand

Euthanasia-Free New Zealand | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Opposing the legalisation of euthanasia and assisted suicide in New Zealand, also called "assisted dying" and "end-of-life-choice".
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This site opposes Euthanasia

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What is Transplant Ethics?

What is Transplant Ethics? | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Tells the reader what transplant ethics is and how an ethicist can assist transplant patients and living donors.
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Q&A: The ethics of organ donation

Q&A: The ethics of organ donation | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Dr Greg Moorlock discusses the ethical implications of an opt-out organ donation system
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A BBC article on the ethics of organ donation.  Includes links to religious views on organ donation

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Over my dead body: the ethics of organ donation in New Zealand

Over my dead body: the ethics of organ donation in New Zealand | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
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Good background New Zealand article

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epic / Homepage - Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI)

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EPIC is a collection of databases subscribed to you by the Library.  For this topic you will find the Opposing Viewpoints database particularly useful by presenting the two sides of the Organ Donor debate and Euthanasia and ethics.  to give you a New Zealand perspective also check the Australia / New Zealand database

See your Librarian for username and password.

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7 Terrible Arguments Being Used to Try and Justify Legalising Assisted-Suicide - ProLife NZ

7 Terrible Arguments Being Used to Try and Justify Legalising Assisted-Suicide - ProLife NZ | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
With the same party that had an MP who wanted the government to pay welfare recipients to get sterilised positioning itself as a self-styled assisted-suicide party with plans underway for introducing an ‘assisted dying’ bill, assisted suicide is back in the news again, which will result in an almost daily slew of really bad arguments being invoked by activists …
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Very strong anti-euthanasia arguments from the Prolife Organisation

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Husband calls for 'right to die' debate

Husband calls for 'right to die' debate | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
The husband of the woman who thrust the euthanasia debate into the spotlight this year has urged MPs to put aside party politics and debate the right to end-of-life choice.
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Debate: Should we change the law to allow voluntary euthanasia? - National - NZ Herald News

Debate: Should we change the law to allow voluntary euthanasia? - National - NZ Herald News | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Dr Fiona Stewart: Yes. Community wants it and doctors do it - New Zealand Herald
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'We have to agree on dignity'

'We have to agree on dignity' | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Euthanasia. Such a big word right? Do you know what it means, behind the debate?
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Euthanasia - The Nathaniel Centre

Euthanasia - The Nathaniel Centre | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Nathaniel Centre for Bioethics | An agency of the New Zealand Catholic Bishop's Conference of Aotearoa New Zealand
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Items on this site will give you opposition views to Euthanasia

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Euthanasia back on political agenda

Euthanasia back on political agenda | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
The right-to-die is poised to be thrust back on the political agenda as support mounts for a parliamentary inquiry.
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The story that sparked the resurgence of the debate in New Zealand.  Essential background reading

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The Erosion of Ethics in Organ Transplantation

The Erosion of Ethics in Organ Transplantation | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Caleb Beaver died at age 16 on Christmas Day in 2011 due to a previously undiagnosed congenital malformation of his blood vessels. His devastated parents agreed to the donation of his heart, kidneys, lungs, liver, and pancreas.
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A pro organ donation story

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CNN.com - Health: Ethics Matters Archive

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Includes a couple of archive columns on kidney donation

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The Ethics of Organ Donation by Living Donors — NEJM

The Ethics of Organ Donation by Living Donors — NEJM | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — The Ethics of Organ Donation by Living Donors
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Kia ora - Welcome to the Human Rights Commission // Human Rights Commission

Kia ora - Welcome to the Human Rights Commission // Human Rights Commission | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
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An overview of human rights which may give you some insight to ethical issues.

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Welcome to the Organ Donation New Zealand website

Welcome to the Organ Donation New Zealand website | Ethical Issues - Organ donation and Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Our website has been designed to provide you with information about organ and tissue donation in New Zealand and to answer any questions you might have.
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