Author: Kristen Hanson

https://youtu.be/9sUnRKtGD2c   "Experience overseas shows us that what were initially restrictive criteria always expand.  The 'safeguards' fall away.  Coercion does occur.  That there have been abuses.  And, what starts out for a 'right to die' for a few very quickly becomes a 'duty to die' for many."...

  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...