Massachusetts Considers Assisted Suicide Bill

Assisted suicide is up for discussion again at the Massachusetts State House – for the eighth time, according to the Boston Herald. The Joint Committee on Public Health held a public hearing on September 26 on a pair of bills “relative to end of life options” (H.1194 and S.1225).  I went to Boston to stand… Read More Massachusetts Considers Assisted Suicide Bill

Next Stop For Assisted Suicide Legislation: Massachusetts

“This is life-or-death, people. Solidarity.” John Kelly of Not Dead Yet has made his way to a lot of places – including New Hampshire’s State House – to fight assisted suicide bills. He has had to fight in his own home state, Massachusetts. He’s been successful. And still, the bills keep coming back. September 26… Read More Next Stop For Assisted Suicide Legislation: Massachusetts

Pro-Life Conference March 18 in Rochester NH

The Works of Mercy ministry at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary parish in Rochester, New Hampshire has put together another program (they’re good at this sort of thing) exploring the life issues. This time, the topic is assisted suicide and euthanasia, which threaten the very nature of end-of-life care. WOM COL FLYER 2017 REVISED… Read More Pro-Life Conference March 18 in Rochester NH

“Killing is not caring”: L.A. Archbishop slams new assisted suicide law

(h/t to the Diocese of Manchester and the Catholic Education Resource Center for bringing this to my attention.) Assisted suicide is now legal in California.  Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles is not mincing words as he responds to this human rights disaster. His inspiring statement is full of challenge and resolve. A few… Read More “Killing is not caring”: L.A. Archbishop slams new assisted suicide law

Oregon Public Health: a lot of unknowns in assisted suicide report

The Patients Rights Council newsletter provides a fine quarterly update on end-of-life legislation and its effects on people who are medically vulnerable. Their latest newsletter (viewable as a PDF) includes a summary of the most recent annual report from the Oregon Public Health Division about deaths prescribed and committed under the state’s so-called “death with… Read More Oregon Public Health: a lot of unknowns in assisted suicide report

A veteran NH prolifer on end-of-life-study bill: “just a Trojan horse”

Earlier this year when SB 426 was introduced in the new Hampshire Senate, I asked Nancy Elliott about the bill. Nancy is a team member with the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition and is a former New Hampshire state representative. SB 426 is scheduled for a House vote later this week, with a proposed amendment that would… Read More A veteran NH prolifer on end-of-life-study bill: “just a Trojan horse”