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In a shocking unanimous decision yesterday, Canada’s  Supreme Court overturned the long-standing countrywide ban on doctor assisted death.  The ruling applies to the whole country. Because the ruling did not, as far as we can glean from newspaper reports, require that the poison by which a person’s life would be ended must be self administered, […]

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Disability Rights Activist: Where Assisted Suicide is Legal, People Will Die against Their Will Through Mistakes or Abuse

This article, by Marilyn Golden, Senior Policy Analyst of the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, appeared on CNN October 14, 2014. Golden writes: “At less than $300, assisted suicide is, to put it bluntly, the cheapest treatment for a terminal illness. This means that in places where assisted suicide is legal, coercion is not […]

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Another State Legislature with Good Sense: “Aid in dying bill, lacking enough votes, pulled from NJ Assembly agenda”

This is extremely good news.  Thanks to Second Thoughts Massachusetts for sharing it. http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2014/06/aid_in_dying_bill_lacking_enough_votes_pulled_from_nj_assembly_agenda.html#incart_river

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Physician Assisted Suicide faces continued pushback in New Hampshire and Vermont

http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2014/03/physician-assisted-suicide-faces-continued-pushback-in-new-hampshire-and-vermont/#.UyI8coXJFz-

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Wonderful, Wonderful News: Maine House Rejects Assisted Suicide Bill

It appears that Vermont is an outlier, not at all the first of a series of dice to topple, as the supporters of the assisted suicide/euthanasia “movement” had hoped.  The Maine House has defeated an assisted suicide bill by a wide margin. Here’s a link to Alex Schadenberg’s news piece. http://alexschadenberg.blogspot.com/2013/05/maine-house-overwhelmingly-rejects.html

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