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Session Over: No Physician-Assisted Suicide for NY in 2015

From New York State Right to Life:

Although the New York State legislative session came to a close without a vote on assisted suicide legislation, the threat is far from over. 131 more words

Physician-Assisted Suicide

‘Death with Dignity’ gains steam, remains divisive

Support for physician-assisted suicide is proliferating in state legislatures across the nation as proponents contend the practice enhances patient freedom at the end of life and guarantees terminally ill adults a way out of pain and suffering.

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Health Care

The Most Dignified Way to Die

Today I received a text message from my dear friend, Julie*, to inform me that her sister, Teresa was dying. Teresa is probably in her late 60’s, but I don’t know her exact age. 798 more words

Stranger than Fiction

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” ― Mark Twain

“The Giver,” a book by Lois Lowry, is about an apparent utopian society that is actually dystopian. 538 more words

A Time to Die

Ecclesiastes 9:11-12 (NIV)

11 I have seen something else under the sun:

The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, 793 more words

The Euthanasia State: Death-On-Demand One Step Closer to Becoming Law in California

California’s state Senate last week approved the so-called End of Life Act, which would allow the terminally ill to obtain lethal medications with a doctor’s prescription. 641 more words

Current Events

Assisted Suicide Bill Re-Introduced in NY Senate

The bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide in New York is back.

We breathed a sigh of relief when its sponsor withdrew it a month ago, but now — here it is again, with a new sponsor, Republican Senator John Bonacic, who is from the Middletown area. 150 more words

Physician-Assisted Suicide