Category Archives: media bias

Two Disability Advocates Speak at NY Press Conference Opposing Assisted Suicide Bills

The New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide held a press conference on Tuesday, March 8, to discuss “Why New York Progressives Should Oppose Assisted Suicide.”  The NY Alliance media advisory listed the scheduled speakers and described the event as follows: JJ Hanson, President, Patients’ Rights Action Fund Michael Burgess, Spokesperson, NY Alliance Against Assisted Suicide Meghan … Continue reading Two Disability Advocates Speak at NY Press Conference Opposing Assisted Suicide Bills

Council of Canadians with Disabilities Media Advisory – Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention

From the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Blog: (Note – the op-ed mentioned below is included at the end of the media advisory, instead of just linked as stated in test) CCD Media Advisory: Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention   23 April 2013, WINNIPEG, MB    According to media reports, Susan Griffiths’ assisted suicide will likely … Continue reading Council of Canadians with Disabilities Media Advisory – Suicide Celebration Instead of Suicide Prevention

Bill Peace, Stephen Kuusisto and a Little from Me on the Growing Cheerleading Squad for Tomas Young’s Suicide

I plan to put out a couple more posts today if my energy holds out.  There is a lot happening this week.   I think the first order of business is the rolling media nightmare unfolding in regard to Tomas Young.  (Apologies to all about the misspelling of his name – many folks writing on the … Continue reading Bill Peace, Stephen Kuusisto and a Little from Me on the Growing Cheerleading Squad for Tomas Young’s Suicide

Text of Response to Dr. Phil Segment ‘Deadly Consequences’ with List of National, State and Local Signons.

Here’s the ‘Dr. Phil’ letter with all the signatories that were included at completion: May 29, 2012 Dr. Phil McGraw Dr. Phil Show 5482 Wilshire Boulevard #1902 Los Angeles, CA 90036 Dear Dr. Phil: The undersigned organizations are sending this letter in response to the April 13, 2012 segment of the Dr. Phil Show which … Continue reading Text of Response to Dr. Phil Segment ‘Deadly Consequences’ with List of National, State and Local Signons.

‘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