Tag Archives: Maine

Maine Voices: Don’t sign petition to put flawed assisted-suicide law on state ballot

Based on what happened after Oregon legalized the practice, it’s incompatible with values held by Mainers. Editor’s note. This article was written by Mike Reynolds and published by Press Herald on November 28, 2019. Maine residents are being

Planned Parenthood, ACLU challenge Maine’s physician-only law

By Dave Andrusko A 1979 Maine law, common at the time and prevalent nationwide today, requires that abortions be performed by physicians only. However, according to the Press Herald, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England and “civil

John Kelly examines legislators’ arguments led to victory in Maine

Editor’s note. This article was published by Not Dead Yet on June 16. The situation was tense. The Maine State Senate had pulled off a stunner by passing assisted suicide bill LD 347 by a vote of

Assisted Suicide Loses in Maine

By Wesley J. Smith We have been told over many years that assisted suicide is unstoppable, an idea for which the time has come. Baloney. Assisted suicide legalization efforts almost always lose. Now, in Maine. From the

Not Dead Yet activist testifies against Maine assisted suicide bills

Editor’s note. This is excerpted from testimony given April 19th by disability rights activist Michael Reynolds from “Not Dead Yet” to the Maine legislature concerning LD 347 and 1066, two assisted suicide bills. He was addressing State

Maine Chain Adds Seventeen Abortion Clinics with Webcams

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Overnight, the state of Maine has gone from having three abortion clinics, all in the state’s major metropolitan areas, to having twenty abortion clinics scattered throughout

Maine becomes latest state to reject doctor-prescribed suicide

By Jennifer Popik, JD., Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics On Friday, the Maine House of Representatives overwhelmingly rejected the bill to allow doctor-prescribed suicide by a vote 95-43. The vote is in stark contrast to what

Three pro-life bills heard in Maine

By Dave Andrusko “Unfortunately, there is no ‘reset ‘ button with abortion.” Teresa Tumidajski of the Maine Right to Life Committee, before the Maine House Judiciary committee. The headline in the Westport News is music to the