Archive for the ‘Vermont Alliance for Ethical Health Care’ Category

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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Vermont Alliance for Ethical Healthcare Calls For Repeal of Act 39

With debate on S.108, the fake fix for Vermont’s assisted suicide law, Act 39, about to begin, the Vermont Alliance for Ethical Health Care has issued the following press release.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 29, 2015 from: Vermont Alliance for Ethical Healthcare (VAEH) – Advocacy Director Guy Page, 802-505-0448, [email protected]   The Vermont […]

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Roll call of Senate Vote

We want to thank all who stood strong and fought hard for Repeal of this disgraceful law. You have our admiration for standing up to protect patient’s rights to life and freedom from abuse, errors and outright coercion. The Amendment to Repeal Act 39 entirely was sponsored by Senator Norm McAllister, who made an emotional […]

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Vermont’s Assisted Suicide Law “Medical Malpractice”: Special Session of the Legislature Needed to Address Its Problems

The article in italics below was written by Edward J. Mahoney, a professor at St. Michael’s College and President of the the Vermont Alliance for Ethical Health Care, and published in the July 5, 2013 edition of Burlington Free Press (http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013307070007).   Please comment supporting his call for a special session of the legislature to address […]

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Statement from Vermont Alliance for Ethical Health Care: We Will Be Back to Testify and Continue the Fight

Vermont Alliance for Ethical Health Care  is an organization of Vermont health care professionals  and ethicists created to advocate for excellent end of life care and against the legalization of physician assisted suicide.  The link to its website is http://www.vaeh.org/.    VAEH has arrived at its position against assisted suicide through its members’ experiences working with […]

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