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John Kelly’s Excellent Op-Ed in the Boston Globe

The Mass. Legislature must say ‘no’ to assisted suicide Image description: fead and shoulders photo of while man with short hair and glasses, with a sip-and-puff wheelchair control near his chin. IN A COMPLETE ABOUT-FACE, in early December, the Massachusetts Medical Society gave state legislators the nod to enact dangerous public policy that puts my … Continue reading John Kelly’s Excellent Op-Ed in the Boston Globe

Three MDs weigh in on assisted suicide

Today’s Boston Globe has two letters by doctors who are opposed to legalization of assisted suicide – and are responding to a glowing endorsement of assisted suicide by Marcia Angell, MD, in an op-ed published in the paper on September 29.  The letters to the Globe are at this link, but can’t be accessed directly … Continue reading Three MDs weigh in on assisted suicide

‘Second Thoughts’ Director John Kelly in Boston Globe Article on Assisted Suicide Referendum

Yesterday’s (April 29) edition of the Boston Globe featured a long article about some of the issues and players central to November elections in Massachusetts when voters will decide whether or not to legalize assisted suicide in their state. The good news is that John Kelly, director of Second Thoughts – people with disabilities opposed … Continue reading ‘Second Thoughts’ Director John Kelly in Boston Globe Article on Assisted Suicide Referendum