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Opening Salvo on New York’s 2018 Assisted Suicide Bill

Disability activists from the Albany area donned bright pink Not Dead Yet t-shirts, carrying leaflets and signs to voice strong opposition to legalization of assisted suicide at a press conference held by proponents of this year’s bill. Image description: Blond woman with glasses holds sign saying “Assisted Suicide = Deadly Discrimination” with a skull drawn below … Continue reading Opening Salvo on New York’s 2018 Assisted Suicide Bill

In Honor of JJ Hanson

JJ gave a priceless gift in dedicating his last precious years to speak against legalizing assisted suicide. His powerful voice came at a time of great need in a way that no one else’s could. His commitment moved many people and will never be forgotten. A news article, J.J. Hanson, aide to two New York governors, dies … Continue reading In Honor of JJ Hanson

NDY Activists Deliver Counter to NY Assisted Suicide Proponents’ Lobby Day

Nearly 20 disability activists wearing hot pink Not Dead Yet – The Resistance t-shirts took their message to Albany on May 9th. This was the lobby day scheduled by assisted suicide proponents, but NDY refused to give them the last word. News coverage in the Albany Times Union quoted Adam Prizio, who serves as manager … Continue reading NDY Activists Deliver Counter to NY Assisted Suicide Proponents’ Lobby Day

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