Category Archives: Colorado

Colorado NDY and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure

[Press Release issued the morning of August 8, 2016 below, and coverage here: Disability rights activists protest against aid-in-dying measure.] Disability Activists from Not Dead Yet and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure Denver – Disability rights activists from ADAPT and Not Dead Yet will hold a funeral march from the … Continue reading Colorado NDY and ADAPT Engage in Funeral March to Protest Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure

Anita Cameron: Blacks and the Anti Assisted Suicide Movement

[Editor’s Note: Anita Cameron has served on the national NDY Board since late 2013. She is a longtime community organizer with ADAPT and I have had the honor of knowing and working with her since 1987 when I joined ADAPT. She is one of the leaders of Not Dead Yet Colorado. Her article, Blacks and … Continue reading Anita Cameron: Blacks and the Anti Assisted Suicide Movement

Colorado NDY Board Member Op-Eds Published; Hearings Underway

Carrie Ann Lucas and Anita Cameron have just had excellent commentaries opposing assisted suicide bills published in Colorado. Carrie Ann’s op-ed, Legalizing assisted suicide in Colorado would threaten disabled, appeared in the Denver Post on January 25, 2016.  After describing her busy life as an attorney with four children who uses a ventilator full time, she … Continue reading Colorado NDY Board Member Op-Eds Published; Hearings Underway

Colorado ADAPT, NDY Tell Assisted Suicide Advocates They Will Resist Legalization – NDY Board Member Anita Cameron Interviewed on Local News

Last month, we shared a press release issued by Colorado activists from Not Dead Yet and ADAPT protesting an appearance by Compassion and Choices CEO Barbara Coombs Lee in Boulder, Colorado. Since then, it’s become apparent that Colorado is indeed one of the states being targeted for legalization of assisted suicide. KUSA Channel 9 broadcast … Continue reading Colorado ADAPT, NDY Tell Assisted Suicide Advocates They Will Resist Legalization – NDY Board Member Anita Cameron Interviewed on Local News