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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2016   CONTACT: Andrew Mullally, MD, ISMA Delegate for the Young Physician’s Society (andrewmullally@gmail.com) 260-445-5829   Doctors Say “NO” to Physician Assisted Suicide   Indianapolis, IN – Sept 25, 2016 – Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA) voted today to formalize its opposition to Physician Assisted Suicide (PAS).   At the annual...

Assisted suicide bills have been failing consistently in progressive states like New York, Massachusetts, Maryland and Connecticut. New Yorkers are seeing through the euphemisms and misinformation of proponents. Articles like Bonnie Kraham's call what Jack Kevorkian did "care." Assisted suicide proponents claim that this is...

KUSA - This November, you're going to get to vote on anassisted suicide law in Colorado. Supporters of that law have asked 9NEWS not to call it assisted "suicide." They'd rather we call it "medical aid in dying." What follows is our explanation of why we are...

J.J. Hanson doesn’t necessarily believe in luck or miracles, though he is grateful to be alive. The 35-year-old Glen Spey man has bounced back from what many fear most—a cancer death sentence. In his case, he was given four months to live. J.J. Hanson holds a sign...

By Philip Reed Last week, a New York Appellate Court unanimously ruled that there is no constitutional right to physician-assisted suicide. This decision echoed two U.S. Supreme Court cases nearly 20 years earlier, in which the court ruled, also unanimously, that a ban on assisted suicide...

By Daniel Leddy for the Staten Island Advance Advocates for the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in New York suffered a decisive defeat in court early this month. In its May 3 ruling in Myers v. Schneiderman, a unanimous panel of the Appellate Division, First Department, declared...

By Emily Belz Assisted suicide advocates have pressed their cause in state legislatures this year, and now they’re trying to enlist the courts ALBANY, N.Y.—J.J. Hanson, 35, is a tall former Marine from New York’s Hudson Valley who did a tour in Iraq. He speaks so quickly...

It may not be just coincidence that the rise in suicides since 1999 correlates to the implementation of the first physician-assisted suicide law in Oregon (“Suicides Climb After Years of Declines,” U.S. News, April 22). Since then, four more states have legalized physician-assisted suicide, with...

'Assisted suicide legislation reinforces the idea that people with disabilities are burdensome and our lives are not worth living.' The New York Association on Independent Living (NYAIL) is a statewide, not-for-profit membership association created by and composed of Independent Living Centers across New York State. Independent...

J.J. Hanson first heard of Brittany Maynard in October 2014, as the 29-year-old woman's decision to end her life was garnering national attention. Hanson was struck by what he and Maynard shared: A rare brain cancer called glioblastoma. And predictions from doctors that they would die...