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Cornerstone Legislative Update

Tell your Senator NO on Assisted Suicide Senate Bill 490’s title says it’s about studying end of life choices. The testimony of the chief sponsor, Sen. Martha Hennessey, said something else: the bill is a step toward bringing an assisted suicide law … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Move N.H. Toward Assisted Suicide

Senate Bill 490’s title indicates it’s about studying end-of-life issues, but the sponsor’s recent Senate testimony told a different tale. Cornerstone Action’s executive director Shannon McGinley explains the organization’s opposition to the bill. |Keep Reading at Cornerstone

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Sponsor Testifies Her “End of Life” Study Bill is About “Medically Assisted Death”

At the February 8 Senate Health and Human Services committee hearing introducing SB 490, Sen. Martha Hennessey (D-Hanover) spoke in praise of what she called “medically assisted death.” With that, she confirmed that her bill “establishing a commission to study … Continue reading

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Assisted Suicide On New Hampshire’s Southern Border?

Assisted suicide is up for discussion again at the Massachusetts State House – for the eighth time, according to the Boston Herald. The Joint Committee on Public Health held a public hearing on September 26 on a pair of bills “relative … Continue reading

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Next Stop For Assisted Suicide Legislation: Massachusetts

“This is life-or-death, people. Solidarity.” John Kelly of Not Dead Yet has made his way to a lot of places – including New Hampshire’s State House – to fight assisted suicide bills. He has had to fight in his own home state, … Continue reading

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Netherlands Considers Euthanasia For Healthy People

Politicians in the Netherlands are discussing the possibility of legalizing euthanasia for healthy people. The proposed “Completed Life Bill” would allow any person age 75 or over who decides their life is “complete” to receive euthanasia. It doesn’t matter if … Continue reading

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Report: 111 people took their own lives in first 6 months of California’s right-to-die law

More than 100 people took their own lives in the first six months of California’s right-to-die law, which allows qualified terminally ill adults to obtain and self-administer “aid-in-dying drugs.” According to data released Tuesday, 111 people took their own lives. They … Continue reading

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Killing People “Legally”

What happens to the debate about pharmaceutical execution if the people against the use of drugs in prisons are the same individuals who favor their use for assisted suicide? |GraniteGrok 

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Smoking Weed With “Dignity”

Chuck Weed is back again to take another shot at the death with dignity bill. This year it is called HB513 and according to this morning’s paper it is about to die without much dignity. I think we can call that smoking Weed. (Sorry medical marijuana advocates, this is not a story about pot.) Continue reading

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