Author: Kristen Hanson

  1 — Jones DA, Paton D. How does legalization of physician assisted suicide affect rates of suicide? South Med J 2015;108:599Y604. 2 — Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Suicide Among Adults Aged 35-64 Years — United States, 1999-2010. https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6217a1.htm?s_cid=mm6217a1_w....

  In response to Rep. Mike Freiberg’s editorial regarding his assisted suicide legislation. Freiberg mentions medication for a peaceful death. Peaceful or not, it is causing premature death by suicide. He mentions polls suggesting the majority of Minnesotans support “medical aid in dying for the terminally ill.” According...

  Assemblyman Kevin Cahill did well when he voted against previous bills to legalize assisted suicide in New York. Assisted suicide bills are inherently discriminatory and they make for dangerous public policy that puts a great number of vulnerable people at risk of deadly harm through...

"The purpose of the criminal law isn't to give options and choices to some; it's to give protection to all of us and, particularly, the most vulnerable among us." -Robert Preston https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLb0n25cq7o   A deadly double standard features the story of Claire Freeman, who has been a tetraplegic...