PRAF urges the AAFP to reconsider their dangerous and irresponsible neutral stance on assisted suicide

PRAF urges the AAFP to reconsider their dangerous and irresponsible neutral stance on assisted suicide

Delegates from the American Academy of Family Physicians…voted to change the group’s stance to “engaged neutrality” on the question of whether physicians should be able to prescribe lethal medications to patients…

The Patients’ Rights Action Fund urges the AAFP to reconsider this dangerous and irresponsible neutral position on the legalization of assisted suicide. The two largest medical associations in America, the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians, and the World Medical Association have all reaffirmed their commitment to the safety of their patients and the integrity of the patient-physician relationship by opposing the legalization of assisted suicide. This policy puts people with terminal illness, advanced age, disabilities, and economic disadvantage at risk for harm, abuse, and coercion. Patients deserve real medical care, not the ever cheap and easy assisted suicide.

Read more at the Washington Free Beacon…