Tag Archives: Vermont

Is the University of Vermont Medical Center acting “under the influence”?

By Mary Hahn Beerworth, Executive Director, Vermont Right to Life Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a letter to the editor that appeared in the Burlington [Vermont] Free Press. The (UVMMC) Board of Trustees, without notice to

Vermont Right to Life Treasurer Aids Investigation Leading to Arrests in National Scam

When Vermont Right to Life Committee Treasurer, Sharon Toborg, received a telemarketing phone call at her home urging her to help end abortion, she looked into the organization making the request. But Toborg, who has been affiliated

Vermont assisted suicide report provides scant information

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Vermont Department of Health recently released the assisted suicide report for the period May 31, 2013 to June 30, 2017. However, the report provides very little information about

Court case filed to protect Vermont physicians and patients from coercion in assisted suicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has filed a lawsuit to protect the conscience rights of healthcare professionals in Vermont and prevent physicians and patients from being coerced into

Protect Vermont MDs’ Right to Not Push Assisted Suicide!

By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide isn’t the same as palliative care. The latter about easing symptoms and alleviating pain. The former about intentionally ending life. But the culture of death brooks no dissent. Vermont authorities require

Vermont health professionals: Don’t force us to help kill our patients

ADF attorneys, allied attorney file federal complaint against state medical licensing authorities Editor’s note. The following was provided by the ADF–Alliance Defending Freedom. BURLINGTON, Vt. – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed suit in federal court Tuesday against

Vermont’s Declining Abortion Numbers Likely to Rise

Planned Parenthood Moves Abortion Facility to White River Junction to Avoid Notifying Parents Editor’s note. The following was posted by Vermont Right to Life. A new national report from the Associated Press indicates that abortions have dropped

Shamelessly, Planned Parenthood touts itself as “safe haven” for newborn babies

By Dave Andrusko Why could/would/should it surprise you that Planned Parenthood, which corrupts everything it touches, also leads the galaxy in hypocrisy? When you read that Planned Parenthood of Northern New England is announcing that it is

Vermont Legislative Leaders Who Pushed Legalization of Doctor-Prescribed Suicide Lose Seats in 2014 Elections

  “It has not been widely published, but Vermont proponents of the law to allow doctor-prescribed suicide (Act 39) were almost defeated or soundly defeated in the November 2014 elections,” stated Heather Weininger, Executive Director of Wisconsin

Despite a Loss in NJ and Pushback in Vermont, Doctor-Prescribed Suicide Advocates Forge Ahead

  By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics On June 26, 2014, the New Jersey Assembly adjourned without voting on a proposal to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide “after the sponsor said he could not find

Doctor-Prescribed Suicide – Battle on Two Fronts: New Jersey and Vermont

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Although assisting suicide is only legal for a small fraction of the world’s population, advocates remain focused on promoting this dangerous legislation. Currently, doctor-prescribed suicide is legal

Vermont passes most dangerous assisted suicide bill in United States

By Jennifer Popik, JD Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries