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 into custody. Today, Rachelle Bond, the mother of 2-year-old Bella Bond, and her boyfriend Michael McCarthy appeared in …

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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 have quoted Massachusetts politicians of every political stripe stating that they are voting no on (assisted suicide) Ballot …

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Opposing Doctor-Prescribed Suicide in the Mainstream

Editor’s note. The following comes from the Massachusetts Alliance against Doctor Prescribed Suicide. Massachusetts citizens will be voting on an Initiative to legalize assisted suicide on the November ballot. Proponents of doctor-prescribed suicide [DPS] and their friends in the media act as though we should “get with the program” and vote to legalize DPS. We …

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BISHOP URGES MASSACHUSETTS LEGAL COMMUNITY TO OPPOSE ASSISTED SUICIDE

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Assisted suicide is currently legal in two states– Oregon and Washington–and may have some legal protection in the state of Montana, due to a 2010 court decision.   While doctor-prescribed death is legal in only these two Northwest states, assisted suicide advocates have announced they plan …

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