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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

John Kelly and Alex Schadenberg on Radio Sputnik Radio’s “Brave New World”

At the end of February, both John Kelly, the New England Regional Director of Not Yet Dead and Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, were guests on “Brave New World,” a show on Radio Sputnik. Also on the show was Gert Huysmans, the President of the Federation of Palliative care of Flanders (Belgium). John Harrison … Continue reading John Kelly and Alex Schadenberg on Radio Sputnik Radio’s “Brave New World”

Georgetown Voice – “Death Without Dignity: The Dangers of Assisted Suicide” by Lydia Brown

Disability rights activists, scholars and advocates are familiar with Lydia Brown, whose writings, presentations, advocacy and activism have had a big impact in and outside of the disability community over the past few years. Today, the college newspaper Georgetown Voice published a response and counter to an editorial that endorsed a proposal that would legalize … Continue reading Georgetown Voice – “Death Without Dignity: The Dangers of Assisted Suicide” by Lydia Brown

At Year’s End, Another Man Shoots Wife in Hospital and Kills Self – Internet Gets All Teary-Eyed Over “Loving” Act

Lets hope the New Year is kinder and gentler than the old one. The year ended with a highly publicized murder/suicide in NH. Mark Lavoie, at a little past  6 am, shot his wife to death and then successfully killed himself immediately after. He did this just 4 minutes after posting his intent on Facebook. … Continue reading At Year’s End, Another Man Shoots Wife in Hospital and Kills Self – Internet Gets All Teary-Eyed Over “Loving” Act

Our Board Members Have Been Busy on Many Fronts

Over the past month or so, we’ve shared some press coverage that included some of our board members.  It seems like it’s as good a time as any to share some of the NDY-related activity that some of our board members have engaged in recently.  This is not a complete list – we’ll try to … Continue reading Our Board Members Have Been Busy on Many Fronts