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Cathy Ludlum Comments on Assisted Suicide Bill in Connecticut

Cathy Ludlum gave many helpful comments on the proposed assisted suicide bill in Connecticut. You can find the original article here. Read her comments below:

“The very real likelihood of misdiagnosis, misprognosis, abuse and error is just enormous,” Cathy Ludlum, head of the grassroots organization Second Thoughts Connecticut, told The Connecticut Mirror in 2022. “And when a life is ended, you can’t go back and say, ‘Whoops, that was a mistake.’”

“We in the disability community have to keep saying that we don’t want to get in the way of anyone’s personal choice,” she said. “But when that choice becomes a threat to us, we have to stand up and say no.”

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