Cullen on euthanasia

The Herald reports:

Cullen played a part in a remit in support of which was passed by the conference. He had proposed an amendment to acknowledge there were differing views on it among members to make them more comfortable about supporting it.

Cullen – whose previous Labour roles have included Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Attorney-General – said he personally supported euthanasia.

He said he was already being kept alive by medical science, courtesy of a pacemaker installed two years ago. However, if he lost his mental or physical functions he supported the right to choose to die.

“My own personal position is that if it was me, I don’t want to get to the state where my mind deteriorated to the point where I might actually support the National Party. In other words, I’ve forgotten who I am and what I am.”

Heh, the Cullen of old.

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