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NDY Director of Minority Outreach Submits Testimony Opposing Hawaii Assisted Suicide Bill SB1129

Testimony in Opposition to SB 1129 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Good day. Thank you very much for allowing me to offer my thoughts to you today. My name is Anita Cameron. I am a 51-year-old with multiple disabilities, two of which are degenerative, and one which will take my life. I am writing in opposition to … Continue reading NDY Director of Minority Outreach Submits Testimony Opposing Hawaii Assisted Suicide Bill SB1129

“Interesting” Op-ed by PR Guy for Hawaii Death With Dignity Society

Well, whatever else you can say about Scott Foster, Communication Director of Communications at the Hawaii Death with Dignity Society, he churns out an op-ed pretty quickly.  Like lots of communications folks, he regurgitates stuff he’s written elsewhere, but every once in awhile he introduces some new gem and there are several items of interest … Continue reading “Interesting” Op-ed by PR Guy for Hawaii Death With Dignity Society

Hawaii Senate Panel Votes to Hold Assisted Suicide Bill in Committee – No Broader Legislative Action Anticipated

(Image above – Disability Rights Advocate/Activist Michael Tada testifying against Senate Bill 803, which would legalize assisted suicide in Hawaii.) From the Star Advertiser: After citing numerous examples of loved ones who outlived a doctor’s terminal diagnosis or of their own victory over suicidal depression, opponents of a proposal to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Hawaii … Continue reading Hawaii Senate Panel Votes to Hold Assisted Suicide Bill in Committee – No Broader Legislative Action Anticipated

Hawaii Senate Panel to Debate and Hear Testimony on Assisted Suicide Bill Today

Because of the time difference between New York and Hawaii, the Senate hearing on assisted suicide hasn’t begun yet.  Here is the news from Friday’s Star Advertiser: Hawaii would become the fourth state to legalize physician-assisted suicide under a proposal being brought back for debate in the Legislature for the first time in four years. … Continue reading Hawaii Senate Panel to Debate and Hear Testimony on Assisted Suicide Bill Today

Hawaii – Robert Yagi Dead, and Assisted Suicide Advocates Continue to Exploit the Tragedy

While no one could have predicted Robert Yagi’s suicide, it shouldn’t really come as a surprise.  Yagi was the 71-year-old-man charged with attempting to kill his wife with a flare gun loaded with a shotgun shell.  According to police, he planned to kill himself after killing her.  Friday’s blog entry described how that half-baked plan … Continue reading Hawaii – Robert Yagi Dead, and Assisted Suicide Advocates Continue to Exploit the Tragedy