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Debate Over Assisted Suicide on Fox & Friends

https://www.facebook.com/foxandfriends/videos/975411032849062/?__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARAXzEWPL-uWxeNeeha26HWE6DBgtceiRY_wCWumQ7slKuYeY24STDJNUtKzPpsDu7pgNWVfpblWLNIm Kristen Hanson, Community Relations Advocate with the Patients Rights Action Fund, joins Tom Shakely, Chief Engagement Officer with Americans United for Life, and Dennis Vacco, former NY Attorney General, to discuss why assisted suicide is very dangerous public policy.   To view the full interview, click the image above or you can view it …

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Terminal but not dead yet

  This documentary features the story of Vicki Walsh, overcoming all odds diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2011 and given months to live, who speaks out against the End of Life Choice Bill in ‘Terminal but not dead yet’. Also featuring Hospice palliative care expert Prof Roderick MacLeod and legal experts. ▶ Please watch, …

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Oregon Lawmakers Consider Controversial Expansion to Assisted Suicide Law

Lawmakers in Oregon introduced four bills this year to expand assisted suicide, some with the goal of explicitly expanding the definition of “terminal disease,” making an ever increasing number of Oregon residents eligible for assisted suicide. “Twenty-five years after Oregon voters passed the Death with Dignity Act, state lawmakers are considering a controversial modification that …

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Assisted Suicide Bill Faces Opposition at Public Hearing in Maine

…The controversial “death with dignity” bill was met with opposition Wednesday morning. A news conference led by a coalition of people against the bill was held outside the State House before a public hearing… Those who are against the bill say physician-assisted suicide is grossly misleading and dangerous… “The current bill not only completely ignores …

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Hawai‘i Hospice Executive Director Already Advocating for Expansion of Assisted Suicide Law

  Proponents of assisted suicide argue that 20 years of data from Oregon proves that you can place an indestructible fence of “safeguards” around assisted suicide laws that prevents against mistakes, coercion, abuse, and expansion.  However, opponents of assisted suicide point to Belgium, the Netherlands, and Canada as evidence of the inevitable slippery slope of …

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Nevada Lawmakers Consider Assisted Suicide Bill Even Though They Have the Highest Rate of Elderly Suicide

  In a 2018 report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found Nevada rates of suicide have declined between 1999 to 2016. Although there has been a decline in youth suicide, Nevada has the highest rate of elderly suicide. As Nevadans aged in 2018, they are more likely to take their lives—peaking at ages …

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Tell it like it is: ‘Aid in dying’ is physician-assisted suicide

Dr. James L. Mostrom A recent “educational program” in Syracuse by End of Life Choices NY (EOLCNY) suggested that medical aid in dying was not really suicide. I beg to differ, along with the American Medical Association (AMA), whose Code of Medical Ethics states that “Physician-assisted suicide occurs when a physician facilitates a patient’s death …

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