By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Nancy Elliott is a former three-term elected representative from New Hampshire. As an elected representative she fought against the assisted suicide bills in her state. Nancy is now actively opposing assisted suicide bills throughout the USA. Nancy explains why she opposes assisted suicide: This is about …Continue reading "The assisted suicide bill was aimed at people like my husband says former state Representative"
By Wesley J. Smith The question of “medical conscience,” that is, whether doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and the like can be forced to participate in medical procedures or provide services with which they have a religious or moral objection, is heating up. Now, New Hampshire is considering a bill that would provide protection for such dissenting …Continue reading "New Hampshire Medical-Conscience Bill"
By Nancy Elliott, Chair of Euthanasia Prevention Coalition – USA I am opposed to SB490 because it is a thinly veiled effort to study Assisted Suicide, also known as death with dignity, medical aid in dying, euthanasia and mercy killing, with the intent to legalize it in New Hampshire. Our state has a long standing bipartisan …Continue reading "Opposition to SB490 establishing a commission to study end-of-life choices"
Maggie Hassan wants you to pay for abortions. By Karen Cross, National Right to Life Political Director In New Hampshire, pro-life Senator Kelly Ayotte (R) is being challenged by radical pro-abortion Governor Maggie Hassan (D). Maggie Hassan, a candidate supported by the extreme pro-abortion group EMILY’s List, opposed legislation in New Hampshire requiring parental notification …Continue reading "New Hampshire Senate: Vote for Kelly Ayotte"
By Nancy Elliott, Chair – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) USA The New Hampshire House of Representatives recently defeated SB426, a bill to study Assisted Suicide Euthanasia. It was a surprising defeat. EPC USA had worked closely with advocates in New Hampshire since the bill was first filed in the Senate. EPC USA and our allies …Continue reading "Thank you to New Hampshire House of Representatives for Defeating SB426"
By Dave Andrusko The difference in numbers was stark. The February 4th debate between pro-abortionists Hillary Clinton and Democratic Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders drew a paltry 4.49 on MSNBC. (It was the first debate after former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley withdrew.) By contrast Saturday’s free for all between seven pro-life Republican presidential candidates in New …Continue reading "Takeaways from Democratic and Republican debates on the eve of the New Hampshire primary"
By Andrew Bair The 2016 New Hampshire Senate race began in earnest Monday when Gov. Maggie Hassan, a pro-abortion Democrat, announced she will challenge pro-life incumbent Sen. Kelly Ayotte. Prior to Hassan’s announcement, the Rothenberg & Gonzalez Political Report rated the contest “Leans Republican,” although many observers expect the race to turn into a dead …Continue reading "Pro-Life Sen. Kelly Ayotte to Face Pro-Abortion Gov. Maggie Hassan in NH Senate Race"
By Dave Andrusko If, as is often said, three makes a trend, Thursday’s decision by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley to cut Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood is especially good news. It means that in less than a week, three states have cut funding to affiliates of Planned Parenthood. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was the first …Continue reading "Alabama is third state to end contracts with Planned Parenthood"
By Dave Andrusko In what was described by the New Hampshire Union Leader newspaper as a “polite but passionate” debate, the Executive Council last night voted 3-2 to deny contracts to two Planned Parenthood offices in the Granite state. At the same meeting, the Executive Council approved contracts for three other health service providers. “A …Continue reading "New Hampshire Executive Council rejects $638,000 in contracts for Planned Parenthood"
Editor’s note. On March 16, Nancy Elliott, a former three-term New Hampshire state representative and a member of the board of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition – International, spoke at a press conference in Montréal hosted by the Physicians for Social Justice. She explained why New Hampshire overwhelmingly rejected assisted suicide 219-66 and why progressive …Continue reading "Former state representative explains why Quebec should follow New Hampshire and reject euthanasia"
By Alex Schadenberg, executive director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Nancy Elliott, a Euthanasia Prevention Coalition International board member and a former three term New Hampshire state representative, led the charge to defeat assisted suicide bill HB 1325 in New Hampshire. Nancy Elliott posted the following message on her Facebook page: Some of you may have …Continue reading "Victory in New Hampshire: Assisted Suicide Bill HB 1325 overwhelmingly defeated"
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"