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National Pro-Euthanasia group trying to pass Physician Assisted Suicide in Nebraska

Editor’s note. The following was provided by Nebraska Right to Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. The national pro-euthanasia group, Compassion & Choices, is helping Nebraska state Senator Ernie Chambers to make good on his promise to get floor debate time for

Physician Assisted Suicide Proponents Will Say Anything to Pass HB 404

Editor’s note. This post appeared Maryland Against Assisted Suicide. · Requiring a professional mental health evaluation would “unnecessarily slow down” patient’s access to physician assisted suicide. · Terminal patients are in pain so this bill must be passed. · [Including]

The DPP needs to explain to Parliament why she has effectively decriminalised physician assisted suicide

  By Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. In an astounding about face for the

Physician Assisted Suicide faces continued pushback in New Hampshire and Vermont

  By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Last week, the New Hampshire House of Representatives resoundingly rejected several dangerous bills, including HB1325. By a vote of 219-66 the House voted down HB1325. New Hampshire, along with

67% of American doctors oppose the legalisation of physician assisted suicide

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. An on-line poll of readers of the

The dangerous physician assisted suicide Ballot Measure in Massachusetts: 5 Key Facts about “Question 2”

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. In “Massachusetts Medical Society opposes ‘Question 2’—the doctor-prescribed suicide ballot question,” we quote from and talk about the position taken by the Massachusetts Medical Society in opposition to

Hawaii House tables physician-assisted suicide bill

Comes a week after New Mexico Senate rejects similar proposal By Dave Andrusko Citing a “lack of specifics” and the absence of safeguards to protect vulnerable people, the seven-member Hawaii House Health Committee tabled a “Death with Dignity” bill. Thursday’s

“Physician-assisted suicide empowers doctors, not patients”

My Oral Submission to the New Zealand Health Committee Regarding Physician-assisted Suicide By Nancy Valko As a nurse and legal consultant in the USA with 47 years of experience in the most challenging areas of medicine such as critical care,

“Physician-assisted suicide empowers doctors, not patients”

My Oral Submission to the New Zealand Health Committee Regarding Physician-assisted Suicide By Nancy Valko As a nurse and legal consultant in the USA with 47 years of experience in the most challenging areas of medicine such as critical care,

Maryland Right to Life Plays Key Role In Stopping Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill

Maryland pro-lifers are rejoicing that the latest attempt to pass a Physician-Assisted Suicide law (PAS) has failed, the third time such proposed legislation has been rejected in as many years. The victory came despite early rumors from PAS supporters and

The Danger from Physician-Assisted Suicide Prescriptions is Real

Editor’s note. The story below was posted last week on the site of Maryland Against Physician Assisted Suicide. The good news is that the latest attempt in Maryland to pass an assisted suicide measure has failed. “The Senate’s lead sponsor

My Submission to the AMA Opposing Neutrality on Physician-Assisted Suicide

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By Nancy Valko Amid conflicting reports about whether or not the American Medical Association was going to consider a position of neutrality on physician assisted suicide, I was informed that the AMA’s Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs was collecting