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Short and Strong: John Kelly’s Testimony in Massachusetts

[Editor’s note: This is a belated sharing. On Sept. 26th, I was on vacation and John Kelly had the flu. Nevertheless, and ever intrepid, John ensured that his testimony opposing the Massachusetts assisted suicide bill was delivered by John Robinson to the Health Committee. It’s short and well worth a read.] September 26, 2017 My … Continue reading Short and Strong: John Kelly’s Testimony in Massachusetts

NDY Staff Raise Disability and Minority Community Issues in Boston Training

On Saturday, May 6th, NDY’s John Kelly and Anita Cameron were part of a very informative and successful training on the dangers of assisted suicide legislation held in Boston by the Patients Rights Action Fund (PRAF). PRAF is an important partner in coalitions that oppose legalization of assisted suicide, and has offered similar trainings in … Continue reading NDY Staff Raise Disability and Minority Community Issues in Boston Training

Disability Advocates in Massachusetts Conduct Legislative Briefing Against Assisted Suicide

Today, John Kelly led a well attended legislative briefing by disability rights advocates who oppose the state’s assisted suicide bill, H 1991.  In anticipation of the legislative committee hearing on assisted  suicide scheduled in Massachusetts on Tuesday, October 27th, the briefing received some excellent news coverage: Physician-assisted suicide bill sparks Massachusetts debate Hearing on assisted … Continue reading Disability Advocates in Massachusetts Conduct Legislative Briefing Against Assisted Suicide

Meet our New Regional Director, John Kelly

  [Editor’s Note:  John Kelly officially began working for NDY as a Regional Director on September 23.  We issued a press announcement on that occasion, but here’s a chance to get to know John better.] Hello everyone, I want to introduce myself to the far-flung faithful readers of this blog and all the supporters of … Continue reading Meet our New Regional Director, John Kelly