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Amy Hasbrouck: HBO VICE “Right To Die” Documentary Is Propaganda, Not Journalism

[Editor’s Note: This excellent article by Amy Hasbrouck, the executive director of Toujours Vivant/Not Dead Yet Canada, was originally published by the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition here.] “Right to Die debate” – another propaganda film promoting assisted suicide. HBO’s Vice documentary series presented “Right to Die,” a 27-minute “debate” on assisted suicide. To call this a … Continue reading Amy Hasbrouck: HBO VICE “Right To Die” Documentary Is Propaganda, Not Journalism

Amy Hasbrouck: Analysis of Canada’s C-14, Assisted Suicide / Euthanasia Bill

On April 14, 2016, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government introduced bill C-14 “An Act to Amend the Criminal Code … (Medical Assistance in Dying)” in the house of commons, pursuant to the Canadian Supreme Court’s decision in Carter v. Attorney General of Canada, of February, 2015. The law will make it legal for a competent adult … Continue reading Amy Hasbrouck: Analysis of Canada’s C-14, Assisted Suicide / Euthanasia Bill

Amy Hasbrouck: The ADA is Not Dead Yet and So Are We

The ADA is not dead yet, and so are we. In 1991 when I was learning the details of the Americans with Disabilities Act, in order to educate others with disabilities, business owners, governments, etc., the dates for entry into compliance of many of the law’s provisions seemed very far away.  I had seen and … Continue reading Amy Hasbrouck: The ADA is Not Dead Yet and So Are We

Amy Hasbrouck’s Powerful Message to NCD Urges U.S. Disability Leadership Against the Global Threat of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia Laws

Dear NCD members: I have been a member of the board of Not Dead Yet in the United States since 2000.  I am also the director of Toujours Vivant-Not Dead Yet, a project of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities Ending of Life Ethics Committee to inform, unify and give voice to the disability rights … Continue reading Amy Hasbrouck’s Powerful Message to NCD Urges U.S. Disability Leadership Against the Global Threat of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia Laws

PRESS RELEASE (English and French): Disability Rights Activists Begin 2nd Day of Protests Against Pro-Euthanasia Conference in Chicago

IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2014 CONTACT Diane Coleman 708-420-0539;  Amy Hasbrouck 450-921-3057 Disability Rights Activists Begin Second Day of Protests Against International Euthanasia Group Meeting in Chicago Canadian and Québécois activists will join American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT), Not Dead Yet (NDY) and other disability rights groups in Chicago September 18-20 to protest the … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE (English and French): Disability Rights Activists Begin 2nd Day of Protests Against Pro-Euthanasia Conference in Chicago