Archive for the ‘Cost Cutting Agenda of Barbara Coombs Lee’ Category

As the UK Parliament continues to debate legalizing assisted suicide, here’s a good article reminding us of what it seems should be obvious to everyone. Assisted suicide is not a private matter.  It affects a whole society in ways that should, but no longer do, appall everyone. Suicide itself is known to be contagious.  When […]

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The True Cost Cutting Agenda Behind the Pleasant Packaging of of Legal Assisted Suicide

Attorney Margaret Dore has reminded us of a very important side story to the widely publicized Barbara Wagner case, in which the Oregon Health Plan (Oregon Medicaid) declined coverage of life extending chemotherapy for Ms. Wagner’s lung cancer in a a letter listing, among other options it would cover, physician assisted suicide ((http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=5517492). After an […]

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