49 min

180 CAST - Ep 49 - Disability Advocate Flips on Assisted Suicide The 180 Cast - with Georgi Boorman

    • Society & Culture

New Zealand disability rights advocate and former Green Party MP candidate Chris Ford explains the history and experiences that led him to abandon support for voluntary euthanasia. A dyed-in-the-wool progressive, Ford says it isn't a spiritual issue for him; he approaches the subject from a "human rights angle."  
Assisted suicide/voluntary euthanasia is legal in seven countries. New Zealand is set to vote on an assisted suicide law via referendum in their general election in September, so for Ford and his fellow countrymen, the stakes of the debate have never been higher.
If you're flipping out over something that was said on the podcast or you want to share a flip-flop/180 story, call the Flip Phone at 323.999.1802. 
Follow @180cast to keep up with the podcast and hear soundbites. Follow @georgi_boorman for uncensored opinions on politics and culture from a Christian perspective. Follow my writing at The Federalist, where I am a Senior Contributor.

Find more about Chris Ford at fordwrite.co.nz.
#newzealand #assistedsuicide #MAID #MedicalAidinDying #ethics #DeathwithDignity #NoRescusitationOrders #disabilityrights #Canada #healthcare #socializedmedicine #neoliberal #privatizedhealthcare #assisteddying #greenparty

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New Zealand disability rights advocate and former Green Party MP candidate Chris Ford explains the history and experiences that led him to abandon support for voluntary euthanasia. A dyed-in-the-wool progressive, Ford says it isn't a spiritual issue for him; he approaches the subject from a "human rights angle."  
Assisted suicide/voluntary euthanasia is legal in seven countries. New Zealand is set to vote on an assisted suicide law via referendum in their general election in September, so for Ford and his fellow countrymen, the stakes of the debate have never been higher.
If you're flipping out over something that was said on the podcast or you want to share a flip-flop/180 story, call the Flip Phone at 323.999.1802. 
Follow @180cast to keep up with the podcast and hear soundbites. Follow @georgi_boorman for uncensored opinions on politics and culture from a Christian perspective. Follow my writing at The Federalist, where I am a Senior Contributor.

Find more about Chris Ford at fordwrite.co.nz.
#newzealand #assistedsuicide #MAID #MedicalAidinDying #ethics #DeathwithDignity #NoRescusitationOrders #disabilityrights #Canada #healthcare #socializedmedicine #neoliberal #privatizedhealthcare #assisteddying #greenparty

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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