Whilst people are divided on the issue, many of those who support “assisted suicide” or “assisted dying”, as euthanasia is also called, have founded their beliefs on several myths that surround the practice.
The Charge (Poem on the Decriminalisation of Dagga in South Africa)
Proposed amendments will violate parental rights and the right to religious freedom.
We are of the opinion that this proposed amendment bill will have extremely negative consequences on our youth, impacting the next generation, with whom we work on a daily basis.
Taquisha McKitty was declared brain dead after suffering cardiac arrest relating to drug overdose. Ontario Superior Court Justice Lucille Shaw ordered that McKitty‘s life support be withdrawn in a month but the family appealed the decision, challenging the brain death designation.
In October 2016, without warning or public consultation, government announced plans to implement new legislation in the form of the “Hate Speech” and “Commercialization of Religion” bills, which will severely restrict the very freedoms that we as South African citizens have always enjoyed.
The criminalisation of consensual sexual conduct between consenting adolescents is unconstitutional, the Constitutional Court has ruled.
he Prevention and Combating of Hate Crimes and Hat Speech Bill (“Hate Speech Bill”) proposes criminalising everything from actual hate speech, to harmless insults or comedic expression.