Category Archives: depression

John Kelly: Not Dead Yet and Second Thoughts make strong showing at Rhode Island hearing

Chair gives “Not Dead Yet” an “A” for best name of the evening Disability rights advocates from Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts testified on March 24 before the House Health Education and Welfare Committee that it should have “second thoughts” about assisted suicide bill HB 7659. We pitted the harsh realities of assisted suicide laws … Continue reading John Kelly: Not Dead Yet and Second Thoughts make strong showing at Rhode Island hearing

“Ashley X” Doctor Commits Suicide

Early reports on the death of Dr. Daniel F. Gunther didn’t have any information regarding his reasons for killing himself on September 30. The stories did spend some time talking about the controversy and his role in the “Ashley X” debate, even flirting with the idea that somehow the controversy might have played a role … Continue reading “Ashley X” Doctor Commits Suicide