Dries van Agt, a Christian Democrat, was prime minister from 1977 to 1982. He founded the Rights Forum, a pro-Palestinian group.
"We’re approaching the 10-year anniversary of her death, and I’m only now able to write about it."
"Despite my years of training and experience, when it came to Mathilda, I couldn’t make the compassionate decision to let her go when she was ready."
"Thinking back on it, I wasn’t filled with heart-wrenching pain. Instead, I smiled at the memory of his beautiful passing, even as I mourned him."
The bill will now continue its legislative journey, facing a vote in the Senate where it is also expected to pass.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she had voted in favor of both referendums.
A “yes” vote on both referendums would arguably make the nation of 5 million one of the more liberal countries in the world.
Hubert and Kalisa, both 21, were known to zoo staff and visitors for their deep bond.
If your goodbye was even a tiny bit as hard as ours, you deserve an update on how his life turned out.
Advocates are doing everything they can to stop it.