8 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)
Assisted Suicide: The Bait & Switch
Legislators are persuaded by the bait of supposed “safeguards” for patients to enact laws to legalize assisted suicide. As has been witnessed over time, proponents then do a switch, claiming the “safeguards” they originally touted are now “barriers.”
Canada’s Rapid Descent Into The Euthanasia Abyss
In a flurry of court decisions, legislation and guidelines enacted over a short period of time, Canada has become the euthanasia capital of the world. This reality from our northern neighbors is a stark warning sign for the United States which has its own expansion efforts occurring in the various states.
State Status Map
There is no federal law preventing assisted suicide. Thus, each state determines their own laws and regulations. Understand the status of Assisted Suicide Laws in your state.
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 proponents are doing a bait and switch – they use “safeguards” to convince legislators
to pass the bills only to strip away those same precautions a few years later.
Maryland and Washington Psychiatric Societies Oppose Assisted Suicide We are grateful for the bold statement from the Maryland and Washington Psychiatric Societies commenting on the issues and dangers of assisted suicide, particularly as it pertains to people with psychiatric disabilities. “Many serious medical conditions are known to cause a variety of capacity-impairing mental disorders,
Comments on the Proposed DEA Regulation The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has proposed a regulation which will require an in-person visit between doctor and patient prior to the prescribing of certain drugs. While telehealth provides access for many patients with chronic disease or disability – there is the opportunity for abuse. We believe a nuanced
Once the Door is Opened to Euthanasia, the Slope will Slip Recently, Dr. Mark S. Komrad provided comments on the sickening story of a Belgian criminal euthanized at the end of February, 2023. His words provide exceptional insight into the ever slippery slope of assisted suicide. Read his insight below: This story I find
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