On March 14, the St. Albans Messenger published a lengthy interview with Ed Paquin, the executive director of Disability Rights Vermont, an independent statewide agency advocating for people with mental and physical disabilities. He served in the Vermont House of Representatives for twelve years. Disabled himself, he makes it clear why the Vermont Coalition for Disability Rights and many disabled individuals oppose the legalization of assisted suicide.
Here is the link: http://www.samessenger.com/node/1256.
Here is a link to Disability Rights Vermont: http://www.disabilityrightsvt.org/