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A brief reflection

Typically I try to write a blog that has a moral, a lesson, or something to think about but today I’m totally abandoning that idea. 983 more words

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Death Lobby Rushing Toward Assisted Suicide in New York

Although assisting suicide is only legal for a small fraction of the world’s population, advocates are focused on promoting this dangerous legislation in New York. The NY Assembly Health Committee voted to move forward with the legislation yesterday. 309 more words

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NY Assembly Committee Votes to Advance Assisted Suicide

Albany, NY – With very little notice and few specific details, the Assembly Health Committee scheduled a vote on a bill to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide for the terminally ill today and approved the measure by a 14-11 vote. 115 more words

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J.J. Hanson's Fight for Life

As Brittany Maynard was preparing to take advantage of Oregon’s assisted suicide law in 2014, former Marine J.J. Hanson was going through the fight of his life. 1,063 more words


What is palliative care?

As the June 6th deadline for legislation on assisted dying rapidly approaches, the news is filled with stories pro and con on the best way to approach the issue of end of life care. 78 more words

Malhotra and Lieffers: Assisted dying? Let's talk about accessible living first

Since the Supreme Court of Canada’s “Carter” decision finding the prohibition on assisted dying to be unconstitutional, disability rights advocates have devoted considerable time and energy to debating and publicizing this multifaceted issue. 626 more words


NY Laws Banning Assisted Suicide Ruled Constitutional

From Ed Mechman, Esq., Director of Public Policy for the Archdiocese of New York:

Yesterday, there was an important victory in the courts. The Appellate Division in Manhattan (our intermediate appeals court) ruled that New York’s laws against assisted suicide did not violate the NYS Constitution, and were thus valid and enforceable. 107 more words

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