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Patient Choices Vermont 2014 Candidate Endorsements

Election Day is upon us, and it should be obvious that the fate of assisted suicide in Vermont is entirely dependent on the choices we make that day. While True Dignity does not endorse candidates, we are providing, for your information and discernment, the list of legislators endorsed by Patient Choices, the organization that successfully […]

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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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Alert! Governor Shumlin on VT Edition Tomorrow at Noon: Tell Him Vermonters Do Not Want Him to Sign the Assisted Suicide Bill

To express your disapproval of VT governor Peter Shumlin’s announced decision to sign the assisted suicide bill tomorrow at 2 pm in his office in the State House, go to: http://digital.vpr.net/post/governor-shumlin-reflects-legislative-session There is a form for questions and comments after the blurb about his appearance on VT Edition tomorrow at noon.

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How The Bill WILL Lead to Abuse If the Governor Signs It: Why We Must Ask Him to Veto It

Attorney Margaret Dore has written a new article showing how abuse will occur and go undetected if S. 77, the bill passed by the House last night, becomes law.  All those who insist it will provide choice are deluding themselves.  We need to keep up the calls and letters, this time to Governor Peter Shumlin […]

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