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NDY Urges AMA To Affirm Longstanding Opposition to Legalizing Assisted Suicide

On November 11, 2016, NDY sent a letter to the AMA, the first of two submissions urging the AMA through its Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs to re-affirm its position opposing legalization of assisted suicide. During the twelve years that NDY was based in Chicago, when we knew of motions being made to overturn … Continue reading NDY Urges AMA To Affirm Longstanding Opposition to Legalizing Assisted Suicide

Oregon State Assisted Suicide Reports Substantiate Critics’ Concerns

One of the most frequently repeated claims by proponents of assisted suicide laws is that there is “no evidence or data” to support any claim that these laws are subject to abuse, and that there has not been “a single documented case of abuse or misuse” in the 18 reported years. These claims are demonstrably … Continue reading Oregon State Assisted Suicide Reports Substantiate Critics’ Concerns