Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Massachusetts assisted suicide bill may force doctors to refer for assisted suicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Massachusetts doctors are actively opposing the bill to legalize assisted suicide. Last week Dr. Tom Sullivan, a former president of the Massachusetts Medical Society, along with 20 other

Compassion and Choices Celebrates as the Massachusetts Medical Society Becomes the 10th State Medical Association to Succumb to the Physician-assisted Suicide Agenda

By Nancy Valko In 1980, the Hemlock Society (now known as Compassion and Choices) was formed to work for the legalization of physician-assisted suicide by proposing state legislative bills, voter initiatives and public advocacy. These efforts failed

Peter Kreeft’s Amazing Talk at the Massachusetts Citizens for Life Annual Banquet

We must “never, never, never, never, never give up” By Domenico Bettinelli, Jr. Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at the webpage of Massachusetts Citizens for Life. Last Thursday, Massachusetts Citizens for Life celebrated the

Pro-Lifers Make Great Showing at Hearings on the Doctor-Prescribed Suicide Bill

By Massachusetts Citizens for Life The other side came with a group of out-of-town hired guns and a large group of supporters to fill the seats. Our side came prepared to give testimony that was by turns

The Boston Herald is wrong on Doctor-Prescribed Suicide!

Editor’s note. This alert was sent out by Anne Fox, president of Massachusetts Citizens for Life, to their members in response to an article that appeared in the Boston Herald. Just in time for the hearings on

Let Parents Help Their Minor Children Make Good Health Care Decisions

By Domenico Bettinelli, Jr, Director of Community Engagement, Massachusetts Citizens for Life Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we

Pro-life education pays off in Massachusetts: 11% drop in the number of abortions

By Dave Andrusko No sooner were the numbers out, showing an 11% drop in the number of abortions in Massachusetts over five years, than Planned Parenthood was taking credit for a decrease from 20,802 abortions in 2010

Jan. 22 Assembly for Life draws more than 500 people, filled with Joy and Hope

By Domenico Bettinelli, Director of Community Engagement, Massachusetts Citizens for Life The Assembly for Life on Sunday, Jan. 22, was an afternoon of hope and a palpable sense of joy and expectation as one of our largest

Physician-assisted suicide bill fails to advance in Massachusetts

By Evan Lips BOSTON — A controversial bill aimed at legalizing physician-assisted suicide in the Bay State appears to be off the table for the current legislative session. The proposal was facing a key Thursday deadline, in

“Doctor-prescribed suicide” to be voted on Thursday in Massachusetts Committee

Editor’s note. The following comes from Massachusetts Citizens for Life, NRLC’s state affiliate. The doctor-prescribed suicide bill, H 1991, must be voted by the Health Care Committee by Thursday, June 30. At this point, the House and

Mother of “Bella” held on $1M bond; No bail for boyfriend charged in infant’s death

By Dave Andrusko Late on Friday, we posted that the body of a young child, dubbed “Baby Doe” by the media, had finally been identified and that the boyfriend of the mother of “Bella” had been taken

Waltham Massachusetts, mayor and councilors, all voting no on Question 2 (assisted suicide)

 By Alex Schadenberg, executive director Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An article published yesterday on Boston.com was entitled “Waltham mayor, councilors say they will all vote ‘no’ to physician-assisted suicide ballot question.” This article is one of many that