7 Reasons to Oppose Assisted Suicide
Learn the facts and get informed on why assisted suicide legislation is so dangerous for those most vulnerable in our society.
Assisted Suicide Targets Individuals with Disabilities
Independent federal study finds assisted suicide laws rife with dangers to people with disabilites. (40 Minute Overview)
Proponents deliberately and steadily strip safeguards away from assisted suicide bills around the world and in the United States. These put more populations at risk in incremental stages.
Conjoining assisted suicide and euthanasia with organ harvesting, a concept once thought ghoulish and inconceivable, is now being painted as responsible and enlightened.
Lethal experimental drug combinations used for assisted suicide cause complications for patients.
People of Color
Assisted suicide laws place people of color and people from other marginalized communities at increased risk of deadly harm due to racial disparities in healthcare.
Assisted Suicide: Cheap Substitute for Care Stephanie Packer’s Story “I was stunned that much cheaper lethal drugs would be available to me rather than treatment to save my life, but fortunately, I eventually received coverage for the treatment I sought.” When in 2016 Stephanie, 32 and a mother of 4, was diagnosed with scleroderma, the
Physician-Assisted Death: Not an Acceptable Answer from the Medical Community “We have an urgent responsibility to improve the experience of dying so no one feels the only option to maintain their dignity is to hasten their death.” Dr. Laura Petrillo works everyday with patients who are learning to live with chronic and terminal illness.
Larry Smith, an inmate with throat cancer in Maine is enlisting the help of Maine’s so-called “Death With Dignity” law to end his life through assisted suicide. Smith has Stage 2 throat cancer. A Stage 2 diagnosis is early and likely treatable. Smith is currently receiving treatment for his cancer while incarcerated. But in
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