Category Archives: Maine

John Kelly Examines Legislators’ Arguments Leading to Victory in Maine

Not Dead Yet testimony featured in defeat of Maine assisted suicide bill The situation was tense. The Maine State Senate had pulled off a stunner by passing assisted suicide bill LD 347 by a vote of 16-15. We were nervous because two years ago, it was the Senate that saved the day by stopping a … Continue reading John Kelly Examines Legislators’ Arguments Leading to Victory in Maine

NDY Activist Mike Reynolds Testifies Against Maine Assisted Suicide Bills

Long time NDY activist Mike Reynolds provided strong and effective testimony against assisted suicide bills in Maine, and attended the key committee work session held on April 19th. Here are his comments addressing Senator Brakey and Representative Hymanson: My name is Michael Reynolds, I live in Lewiston, ME and strongly urge you to vote to … Continue reading NDY Activist Mike Reynolds Testifies Against Maine Assisted Suicide Bills

Maine: Lewiston Sun Journal – “Bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide has troubling aspects” by Michael Reynolds

This is the newspaper’s mini-bio for Mike Reynolds: Michael Reynolds of Lewiston is a writer and Web designer for Ability Maine, a disability rights website funded by Resources Organizing for Social Change, a nonprofit based in Monroe. He is a long-time activist and was born with cerebral palsy. To add to that – Mike has … Continue reading Maine: Lewiston Sun Journal – “Bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide has troubling aspects” by Michael Reynolds