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(From New Zealand Press Association)
Wellington, March 13 - The Catholic Church has come out against moves to introduce voluntary euthanasia, saying it is contrary to society's morals.
Parliament is to debate whether or not to have the issue considered at select committee, after New Zealand First MP Peter Brown's Death with Dignity member's bill was drawn from the ballot last week.
The draw coincided with the arrest of Wanganui right-to-die campaigner Lesley Martin, who has been charged with the attempted murder of her cancer-ridden mother Joy Martin.
In her book, To Die Like a Dog, Martin claimed she tried to help her mother to die in …