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‘Death Tourism’: There’s A Growing Movement To Expand Assisted Suicide In The US

By Katelynn Richardson Diane Coleman, president of the anti-assisted suicide disability rights group Not Dead Yet, told the DCNF the states to watch are Massachusetts and New York, which the “well-funded organizations that push these bills” have been targeting the most. “New […]

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The Fight Against New York State’s Assisted Suicide Act

By Kevin Hayes “Every waking moment, I’m in excruciating pain as we speak,” said Anita Cameron, an advocate and minority outreach director for the group ‘Not Dead Yet.’ Cameron is very much in the middle of it with multiple disabilities […]

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The ‘New York Medical Aid in Dying Act’ is back; so are assisted suicide critics

“The Center for Disability Rights New York calls the [#AssistedSuicide] bill ‘an existential threat to disabled New Yorkers.’” “According to the website CDRNYS.org, if the New York Medical Aid in Dying Act is passed and signed into law, the government […]

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NY advocates for assisted suicide renew push for legalization

Some groups remain vocally opposed to the legislation, saying it could bring devastating consequences to some New Yorkers. Broadly made up of religious organizations and disability rights groups, a coalition called the New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide has warned […]

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NY advocates for assisted suicide renew push for legalization

Some groups remain vocally opposed to the legislation, saying it could bring devastating consequences to some New Yorkers. Broadly made up of religious organizations and disability rights groups, a coalition called the New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide has warned […]

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Statehouse Struggle Against Assisted Suicide Anticipated

As the 2023 legislative session approaches, the New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide is gearing up to continue the fight against assisted suicide. At this time, assisted suicide is legal in 11 states. Assisted suicide activists would like nothing better […]

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Activists Push To Build Support For Assisted Suicide

“The New York bill, whose Senate sponsor is Sen. Diane Savino, D-Staten Island, faces strong opposition from the New York State Catholic Conference, representing the state’s Roman Catholic bishops, as well as several other organizations contending the state should not […]

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Controversial Medical Ethics Language Fails

According to its website, the purpose of the World Medical Association (WMA) “is to serve humanity by endeavoring to achieve the highest international standards in Medical Education, Medical Science, Medical Art and Medical Ethics, and Health Care for all people […]

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Medically Assisted Suicide Is A Slippery Slope

By William F.B. O’Reilly A bill kicking around the State Legislature for the past several years is gathering a head of steam in the final weeks of the session. It would expressly allow physician-assisted suicides in New York for the […]

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