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The Vermont Senate Health and Welfare Committee heard testimony on Wednesday on Act 39. The two questions being examined: “Is Act 39 working?” and “Should the sunset provisions in Act 39 be repealed?” Testimony was heard from a dozen people, nearly all of whom acknowledged that there are problems with the law, including the lack […]

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The NJ Senate could vote on the assisted suicide bill already passed by that state’s Assembly as early as January 13, 2015. We urge people__especially people from NJ, but anyone from any state who believes the spread of assisted suicide is dangerous public policy and a risk to everyone, everywhere__to contact each Senator, politely asking […]

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Minds Change: Another Palliative Care Physician Explains His Opposition to Assisted Suicide

In this article a palliative care physician reports from experience about how patients’ wishes for assisted suicide are often transient and how doctors cannot be certain what treatments or life events influence them to change their minds and want to live.  A patient with a doctor-prescribed lethal dose in his or her possession may commit […]

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