Category Archives: Rhode Island

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

Rhode Island Medical Reporter Quotes Second Thoughts CT Concerns About MOLST

Felice J. Freyer, medical reporter for the Providence Journal, reached out to Second Thoughts Connecticut when covering implementation of Rhode Island’s new MOLST law (Medical Orders on Life-Sustaining Treatment, in some states called POLST for Physician Orders on Life-Sustaining Treatment).  Second Thoughts CT testified against a MOLST bill in Connecticut and was successful in blocking … Continue reading Rhode Island Medical Reporter Quotes Second Thoughts CT Concerns About MOLST