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Hear Their Stories

Assisted Suicide Targets Individuals with Disabilities

Dr. Laurie Petrillo MD

- Palliative Care Specialist -

"Assisted Suicide is not an acceptable answer from the Medical Community"
HER STORY

Anita Cameron

- Director, Minority Outreach, Not Dead Yet -

"As a Black Latina, I could never wrap my head around the assisted suicide phenomenon."
HER STORY

John Kelly

- Director, MA, Second Thoughts, Director, NE, Not Dead Yet -

"Individuals told me directly that they would rather be dead than like me"
HIS STORY

Ruthie Poolen

President, M-POWER

"As people with psychiatric disabilities, M-POWER members feel passionately about the right to self-determination. However, that is not what assisted suicide gives us."
HER STORY

Stephanie Packer

"I was stunned that much cheaper lethal drugs would be available to me rather than treatment to save my life"
HER STORY

Tahni Morrell

"My late husband, Paul, fought an 8 year battle against colorectal cancer. Six of those years were after being given a Stage 4 diagnosis. "
HER STORY
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