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A Court Victory for Opponents of Assisted Suicide? For Patients, Not So Much

On May 23, 2017, a US Appellate Court upheld a Consent Agreement between the state and medical professionals to protect conscience rights of professionals who oppose assisted suicide. This is a real victory and perhaps the best that could have been achieved. True Dignity cannot say that it was the victory patients in Vermont and […]

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The Horrifying Medical Culture into Which the Vermont Legislature Has Injected Assisted Suicide

Over its years of fighting assisted suicide, True Dignity has become acutely aware that medical care of people with disabilities is fraught with discrimination: there is a dangerous assumption, on the part of able- bodied people with power, that certain types of life are not worth living and should be brought to a quick end.  […]

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The Best Yet Radio Discussion of Assisted Suicide/Euthanasia: It’s the Doctor’s Choice

Remember the “my choice” mantra of the pro-assisted suicide people?  It’s my life.  It’s my death.  It’s my choice.” Well, not really. Listen to this great radio discussion between Not Dead Yet’s John Kelly, the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition’s Alex Schadenberg, and a Belgian doctor whose whole argument is about how carefully he makes his choice […]

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