My Turn: Legislative Malpractice

By Edward J. Mahoney Editor’s note. This first appeared  on July 5, 2013 in the Burlington Free Press. Vermont legislators should be mortified that they have enacted a law to allow and promote “aid-in-dying” with virtually no protections for vulnerable patients. One might contend that they have committed legislative malpractice by cutting-and-pasting together a law …

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Oregon Report Shows More Assisted Suicides, More Secrecy

By Jonathan Imbody Assisted suicide proponents argue that getting the government to sanction medically induced death results in patient autonomy. Of course, they may be the only people nowadays who believe that increased government involvement results in increased individual autonomy. They would also have us believe that bureaucrats in a state like Oregon, which sanctions …

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