Author: Kristen Hanson

  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...

  The World Medical Association should uphold its ethics code and not succumb to politics Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia (PAS-E) has been a source of discussion for millennia, as evidenced by its explicit mention in the Hippocratic Oath from the fifth to third century B.C., where Hippocrates...