Last updated on: 7/9/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

Chris Ford, MA Biography

Title:
Freelance Writer and New Zealand's 2014 Green Party Candidate
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“For many years, I’ve supported voluntary euthanasia but only for people who have a diagnosis of terminal illness and have less than six months to live.”

“Three Changes to Save the Euthanasia Law,” newsroom.co.nz, Jan. 25, 2018

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Dunedin Kaituitui (Community Networker), Disabled Persons Assembly New Zealand, Nov. 2012-present
  • Owner, Fordwrite, 2001-present
  • Freelance writer
  • Educator, Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tatou, UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, June 2016-Dec. 2016
  • Electronic Note Taker, University of Otago, Feb. 2016-Oct. 2016
  • Candidate, New Zealand Green Party, 2014
  • Monitor, UN Convention on Disabilities, May 2012-July 2012
  • Former employee, Otago District Health Board
  • Former employee, Dunedin Council of Social Services (now Connect South)
  • Former employee, Newsmonitor Services
Education:
  • Certificate in Media Communications, Aoraki Polytechnic
  • MA, Politics, University of Otago, 2011
  • Diploma of Arts, History, University of Otago
  • BA, University of Otago
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Extended to People Who Are Not Terminally Ill?