“The slippery slope of assisted suicide”: Cardinal O’Malley urges voting against Physician-assisted suicide

Editor’s note. The following is reproduced from the blog of Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, the Archbishop of Boston. In this post, dated October 12, Cardinal O’Malley directly confronts “Question 2,” which is on the ballot this November in Massachusetts, and would legalize physician assisted suicide. Among many important observations Cardinal O’Malley makes is to illustrate …

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Disability leader speaks out against ballot Question 2 (assisted suicide) in Massachusetts.

By Alex Schadenberg, executive director Euthanasia Prevention Coalition John Kelly, the leader of the disability rights group, Second Thoughts, has released a video on why they oppose Question 2 (assisted suicide) on the Massachusetts ballot during the November 6 election. Second Thoughts is a group of Massachusetts residents with disabilities who oppose Question 2 on …

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New Online Video Released: Barbara’s Story

What happens when choice is taken away Boston, MA – The No On Question 2 committee, Massachusetts Against Doctor Prescribed Suicide – No On 2, releases its first online video highlighting the myth that Oregon’s experience with legal assisted suicide is free from problems].  This first video features 2008 footage of Oregon cancer patient Barbara Wagner who …

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The dangerous physician assisted suicide Ballot Measure in Massachusetts: 5 Key Facts about “Question 2”

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. In “Massachusetts Medical Society opposes ‘Question 2’—the doctor-prescribed suicide ballot question,” we quote from and talk about the position taken by the Massachusetts Medical Society in opposition to the legalization of doctor-prescribed suicide, which it reiterated September 14. The following by Jennifer Popik, …

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