LEGISLATIVE TESTIMONY

Suicide Prevention Problem Seen In Promoting Assisted Suicide

On May 3, 2018, Edward T. Mechmann, Esq., Director of Public Policy of the Archdiocese of New York, testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Health on proposed legislation that would legalize assisted suicide. The following is a […]

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Patient Advocate Speaks Against Assisted Suicide

On May 3, 2018, Lynda Holler, a patient advocate, testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Health on proposed legislation that would legalize physician-assisted suicide. The following is a transcript of Ms. Holler’s testimony: Chairman Gottfried and Honorable […]

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Biomedical Ethicist Argues Assisted Suicide Is ‘Bad Ethics’

On May 3, 2018, Daniel P. Sulmasy, MD, PhD, MACP, offered the following testimony to the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Health on proposed legislation that would legalize physician-assisted suicide. The following is Dr. Sulmasy’s written testimony: My name […]

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Family Physician Fights Assisted Suicide

On May 2, 2018, Medical Director, Family Physician, Hospitalist, and recent accountable care organization medical director, Paul A. Carpentier, MD, West Islip, NY 11795, submitted the following testimony to the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Health on proposed […]

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The Humanist Case Against New York’s Proposed Medical Aid In Dying Law

Wayne Miller of Malone testified April 23 before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Health on proposed legislation that would permit medical aid in dying. His remarks are below: “Chairman Gottfried and Honorable Members of the Assembly Health […]

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Medical Society President Opposes Physician-Assisted Suicide

On April 23, 2018, Thomas J. Madejski, MD, President of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY), testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Health on proposed legislation that would legalize physician-assisted suicide. The following […]

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Center For Disability Rights’ Analyst Speaks Against Assisted Suicide

On April 23, 2018, Kathryn Carroll, Esq., Policy Analyst at the Center for Disability Rights, Inc., testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Health on proposed legislation that would legalize assisted suicide. The following is a transcript of […]

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Practicing Physician Opposes Assisted Suicide

On April 23, 2018, Dr. Sally White testified before the New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Health on proposed legislation that would legalize physician-assisted suicide. The following is a transcript of Dr. White’s testimony: Chairman Gottfried and Honorable Members of […]

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