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« Reply #40 on: January 09, 2017, 04:41:03 AM »

http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/73236/mallia_in_favour_of_euthanasia_minister_says_not_everyone_is_qualified_to_speak#.WHMC91UrLIU


Mallia in favour of euthanasia, minister says ‘not everyone is qualified to speak’
Nationalist Party’s newest candidate Salvu Mallia says abortion and euthanasia should be “personal decisions” and not regulated by the government • Foreign affairs minister George Vella hits back


The Nationalist Party’s newest and most outspoken candidate Salvu Mallia, has weighed in on the contentious euthanasia debate, proving himself to be at odds with the PN’s conservative side and also, inadvertently eliciting condemnation by foreign affairs minister George Vella.
Vella’s criticism of Mallia’s comments came after the former TV presenter insisted that euthanasia and abortion, both controversial topics which have elicited opposing arguments, should be “personal choices” and such decisions should not be regulated by the government.

“If I am suffering and want to die because I have had enough, why should some a**hole in Parliament decide whether I can do it or not?” Mallia, best known for his colourful language in politics, said during an interview with The Sunday Times of Malta.
“I am for euthanasia. I am for divorce. I am for gay marriage. I am for everything. Why? Because I do not think they are things that should be regulated by a government … I am against abortion but I think it is something personal and should be decided by the person, not by a government,” the outspoken Mallia said.

But no sooner than Mallia’s comments were made, foreign affairs minister George Vella, took a swipe at the PN candidate, arguing that “not everyone is qualified to speak on abortion and euthanasia.”
“I respect anybody’s views on practically any subject, but not everybody is qualified to speak on abortion and euthanasia with authority,” the minister said in a tweet.


Mallia’s comments, some of which recently drew a barrage of criticism by the Labour Party, have raised concerns within the party’s ranks while comments in favour of euthanasia belie the PN’s measured approach on the contentious subject.

However, notwithstanding Mallia’s threat to walk away if an attempt was made to silence him as well as at tempts by “many Nationalists who wanted [him] to be thrown out”, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has stood up for the party’s candidate.
“Salvu Mallia said he would leave the PN if any attempts were made to silence him. However, this will not happen; the Nationalist Party will let him speak his mind. This is why the PN is good for people like Salvu because even if we disagree with you, we allow you say things without any fear of retribution,” the PN leader told party faithful on Sunday...

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Mr Salvu Mallia is a breath of fresh air, honesty and Truth amongst that bunch of cynical hypocrites, called the "nationalist" party.
A party ruined by the most mediocre leader and PM: the Christian Cretin Gonzi - l-Imbecillit.
The PN Party needs to rejuvenate itself, drag itself out of the Catholic swamp.

And WHY did the Foreign Minister, of all people, a doctor by profession, feel the need to intervene with his bland comment?
What on earth has got over him? Jew boloq wkoll, dan?
At least Xmun ic-Cirinew was not stampeded by the hypocrites surrounding him, into denouncing Mr Mallia.

We hope that Mr Salvu Mallia remains strong, on this issue of Euthanasia.



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« Reply #41 on: January 09, 2017, 12:20:12 PM »

http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2017-01-09/local-news/Simon-Busuttil-disagrees-with-Salvu-Mallia-on-euthanasia-6736168819


Simon Busuttil disagrees with Salvu Mallia; says PN will not change policy on abortion, euthanasia

Nationalist Party leader Simon Busuttil this morning said that under his watch, the Nationalist Party will not be open to legislation on abortion and euthanasia.

He was replying to a Gift of Life statement, which reacted to a statement made by PN candidate Salvu Mallia who was reported to have said he is in favour of euthanasia and abortion, which he said were matters of a personal nature.

In their statement, which was not received by The Malta Independent, Gift of Life criticised the PN for not making it public that the party is against both abortion and euthanasia, describing Mr Mallia’s statements as disturbing.

In his statement, Dr Busuttil said:

“I reiterate that under my leadership, the Nationalist Party will not be open to the legislation of abortion or euthanasia.

“Whilst having people in the party with different views is a strength that I welcome, the Party’s position on abortion and euthanasia will not change under my leadership.

“The same cannot be said on Joseph Muscat who is clearly flirting with the idea of introducing one or both should he win the next election.”

A number of PN MPs and officials who endorse the official position taken by the PN leader are uploading his statement on their Facebook pages.


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« Reply #42 on: January 12, 2017, 10:59:43 AM »

http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/73346/simon_busuttil_rules_out_internal_debate_on_euthanasia#.WHdOa1UrLIU


Simon Busuttil rules out internal debate on euthanasia
The Nationalist Party has said that no discussion on euthanasia and abortion will be held within its structures


Salvu Mallia’s unequivocal position on euthanasia once again exposed the divisions within the PN, which remains a party with a strong and vociferous conservative base and a silent liberal minority.
In a blunt interview published on The Sunday Times, the PN candidate said “If I am suffering and want to die because I have had enough, why should some asshole in Parliament decide whether I can do it or not?”
This prompted PN leader Simon Busuttil to issue a statement in which he ruled out any possibility of an internal debate on euthanasia and abortion.
Asked whether any internal debate had taken place or whether the party was planning to hold a discussion within its structures over the matter, the PN said that none will be taking place.
Speaking to MaltaToday, a PN spokesperson said the party “has been opposed to euthanasia even before Simon Busuttil took over the party leadership,” adding that “this position remains unchanged.”
Pointing out that euthanasia was recently discussed within the Family Affairs Parliamentary Committee, the spokesperson said “hence, the issue has already been the subject of ongoing discussions both publicly and within the Party, at various levels and at various times.”
Moreover, the PN said that Busuttil “is of the firm opinion that there is a fundamental right to life but no right to die” and underlining the statement issued in response to Mallia’s interview, the opposition said this is the direction in which Busuttil will steer the party under his leadership on this issue.
Following a statement issued by pro-life lobby Gift of Life, in which the arch-conservative group asked the PN leader whether the opposition still holds pro-life values, Busuttil said “under my leadership, the Nationalist Party will not be open to the legislation of abortion or euthanasia. Whilst having people in the party with different views is a strength that I welcome, the Party’s position on abortion and euthanasia will not change under my leadership.”
Busuttil’s stance, effectively killing any hope of an internal debate about euthanasia, disappointed liberal voters and pro-choice campaigners.
Joe Magro, an ALS sufferer who is calling for the introduction of euthanasia, said he was bitterly disappointed by Busuttil’s hardline stance which ruled out any debate on the matter within the party.
“I cannot understand why the PN has excluded the possibility of discussing the matter,” Magro said, reiterating that if euthanasia is not introduced it would be depriving people of the possibility of ending life in dignity.
“I cannot understand why they are against introducing a law, which as I have previously stated should be stringent,” he said.
While pointing out that a MaltaToday survey published in April 2016, showed that 53% of respondents agreed that the State should allow people suffering from a terminal illness the right to end their life, Magro reiterated that if euthanasia is not legalised he would take the matter into his own hands.

“As I have said on numerous occasions, I will live as long as I can but once it gets to a point where I cannot live life in dignity I will commit suicide,” Magro said. 
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat – who has publicly said that he is against euthanasia – recently admitted that while Magro’s pleas had left him “speechless” he currently saw no solution to the impasse.

The PN’s stand mirrors that taken by the Green Party, which surprisingly ruled out discussing the issue.

In February 2016, Alternattiva Demokratika chairman Arnold Cassola told MaltaToday that while the Green Party has no position on the issue, it has no intention to discuss the matter.


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The PN has become since EFA, a party of Christian Hypocrites, with no compass, no ideology - fossilized and terrorized of new ideas.
A bankrupt party led to its present plight by Joe Saliba, the ex-Gen Sec (L-Ideologija spiccat!) and Gonzi (L-Imbecillit!).
The PN just haven't got the numbers to win the next Election, indeed any future Election.

I had warned about this at our 2015, 29th July Gathering.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoO29L5valQ&t=1s
I will be speaking about this number's game at our coming, 9th Feb Gathering - Details of which, soon.

But the piece de resistance comes from the Greens!
"In February 2016, Alternattiva Demokratika chairman Arnold Cassola told MaltaToday that while the Green Party has no position on the issue, it has no intention to discuss the matter."
Hahahahaj!  Laqqas il-Professur, dak il-Bassa ta Soru, ma-jrid jikkumenta! Mghandomx posizzjoni fuq dil-issue.  JA MNEJKIN!



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« Reply #43 on: February 15, 2017, 10:53:38 PM »

http://www.maltatoday.com.mt/news/national/74475/medical_council_strikes_out_against_euthanasia_patients_positions_in_a_state_of_flux_#.WKTLoFUrLIU


Medical Council strikes out against euthanasia: ‘Patients’ positions in a state of flux’
'Patients have a changing journey of hope throughout their illnesses and their positions on euthanasia will be in a state of flux'


The Malta Medical Council has come out strongly against euthanasia, telling MPs that it cannot even be considered an option for patients in extreme states of suffering.
“Patients’ suffering can be cared for through palliative care, and therefore we believe that euthanasia cannot be consiered an option,” council member David Muscat said. “Patients have a changing journey of hope throughout their illnesses and their positions on euthanasia will be in a state of flux. It is the patient who is at his or her most vulnerable, and prudence must be the virtue that guides the doctors’ actions.”

The Medical Council was invited to address a joint parliamentary committee debating euthanasia, that will now draft a report after hearing several witnesses. At the end of the session, government Whip Godfrey Farrugia and Opposition MP Robert Cutajar both confirmed that their respective parties are fully opposed to euthanasia.






 Just look at them - ideal candidates for euthanasia!

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