This woman believes she would be more valuable dead than alive, and she wants assistance in suicide. How sad, for her and for us all, that the media, rather than calling for people to support her in living until she dies naturally, seems ready to call her wished-for suicide an act of … [Read more...] about Don’t Believe Legal Assisted Suicide Devalues Life with a Disability? Read this, and Watch the Video.
In italics below is an op-ed published in the Bennington Banner on June 29, 2013: (http://www.benningtonbanner.com/opinion/ci_23564325/clarifying-reporting-patient-choice-at-end-life-law.html). Because Southwestern Vermont Medical Center is a subsidiary of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital, it is signed by the Chief Medical Officers of both hospitals. The opt-out applies to all … [Read more...] about Bennington Banner Op-Ed Explaining Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s Decision to Participate as Little as Legally Possible in Vermont’s Assisted Suicide Law
Below in italics, posted with permission, is the excellent letter of a Bennington County physician, Carol Salazar, to our undecided senator, Bob Hartwell. Dear Senator Hartwell: I am sorry to hear that you are undecided about the issue of physician assisted suicide. I hope I have misunderstood this. I have been a practicing general internist for 30 plus … [Read more...] about A Physician’s Letter to an Undecided Senator
An excellent article that can be read online on the website of the Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (http://www.cbc-network.org/2012/10/suicide-the-new-norm-for-dying/): by Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC We are told repeatedly that assisted suicide will be a mere “last resort” that needs to be available as an escape valve when nothing else … [Read more...] about Suicide the “New Norm” for Dying?
The following is an excellent article detailing many prominent problems with assisted suicide, written by Gerhard Meyer and posted on TrueNorthReports.com on April 30: http://truenorthreports.com/death-with-dignity-an-ideology-that-is-on-life-support … [Read more...] about Death With Dignity: An Ideology that is on Life Support