Posts Tagged ‘Sean Davison’

Court gives win to euthanasia activist Comments 0

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Auckland-born Dr Davison served five months’ home detention in Dunedin in 2011 for giving a lethal dose of morphine to his mother, Dr Pat Davison, to relieve her pain when she was dying of cancer at the age of 85. Last week, a South African High Court judge ruled that a doctor could legally help Read more

Legal euthanasia kills justice for all Comments 0

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

As the spokesperson of a Catholic bioethics centre, there are some who discount my message because of my religious affiliation, rather than on the basis of its merits. It’s a classic case of “playing the man instead of the ball”. As two commentators noted in response to comments I recently made about the dangers of Read more

No case for euthanasia Comments 0

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

The recent conviction of Sean Davison has revived the euthanasia debate.  In an article in the New Zealand Herald, John Kleinsman argues that there is no case for killing society’s most vulnerable members.   He argues that “the ‘right to die’ could become a ‘duty’ to die”. Read John Kleinsman’s article Image: John Kleinsman Read more