By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics On March 6, 2014, the New Hampshire House of Representatives resoundingly rejected bills that would have legalized assisting suicide. The most prominent of these, HB1325, was defeated with 66 votes in favor and 219 against. New Hampshire, along with other New England states, continues …Continue reading "New Hampshire Rejects Assisting Suicide as Vermonters Mount Campaign to Reverse Their State’s Law Legalizing It"
By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics On Wednesday, the New Hampshire House of Representatives is slated to consider a batch of assisting suicide bills. New Hampshire, along with other New England states, has become a high priority target of the death advocates after Vermont legalized doctor-prescribed suicide last year. Connecticut …Continue reading "Doctor Prescribed Death-Advocates in High Gear in New England"
Editor’s note. The following letter was sent to Alex Schadenberg, executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition whose blog appears at alexschadenberg.blogspot.com. HB1325 would legalize physician-assisted suicide in New Hampshire. Dear Editor: I , William Reichel, M.D., am a physician who has been involved in Medical Ethics since 1984, and since 1998, I am Affiliated …Continue reading "Assisted Suicide: Abuse is inevitable"