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Legislation to authorize physician-assisted suicide is dead in Massachusetts, after the proposal was sent to a study committee late last week, effectively ending the bill’s chance at enactment this session. The aid-in-dying bills H1194 and S1225 would have given doctors the ability to prescribe life-ending drugs...

“We welcome the Massachusetts Health Committee’s unanimous vote to send dangerous, regressive bills H1194/S1225 to ‘study’, effectively killing the push for legalized doctor assisted suicide for the session.  We are grateful to Massachusetts Alliance Against Doctor-Prescribed Suicide, John Kelly and all of Second Thoughts Massachusetts,...

 PO Box 4994, New York, NY 10185 609.759.0322 March 20, 2018 Dear Friend, As we mourn the loss of our late president, JJ Hanson, champion for patients and tireless opponent of assisted suicide laws, we are resolved to carry on his mission with purpose. Assisted suicide laws are...