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#MyLifeMyChoice Campaign Goes Live

#MyLifeMyChoice Campaign Goes Live


ACT Leader David Seymour today launched a series of videos that will feature in a social media campaign for the End of Life Choice Bill.

“The #MyLifeMyChoice campaign will highlight the personal stories of Kiwis suffering with terminal illness”, says Mr Seymour.

“New Zealanders will be moved by the courage and determination of Bobbie Carroll, David Seymour (not the MP), and Rachel Rijpma. I certainly was.

“The goal of this campaign is to continue highlighting the inadequacy of our current laws as a select committee deliberates on my End of Life Choice Bill.

“The campaign also features videos from Dr Lance O’Sullivan and Matt Vickers, widower of Lecretia Seales, both strong supporters of New Zealanders’ right to choose assisted dying.

“Ultimately this campaign is about providing choice and compassion to those suffering at the end of their lives”, says Mr Seymour.

The five videos feature:

• Dr Lance O’Sullivan, doctor and New Zealander of the Year
• Bobbie Carroll, sufferer of blood cancer
• David Seymour (not the MP), sufferer of Motor Neurone Disease
• Rachel Rijpma, sufferer of Huntington’s Disease
• Matt Vickers, widower of Lecretia Seales and assisted dying campaigner.

The videos will be rolled out progressively on social media over the next few weeks using the hashtag #MyLifeMyChoice.

You can view the first video at the End of Life Choice NZ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LifeChoiceNZ/.


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