Posts Categorized: News

6th Annual Vermont Ride for Life

The Annual Ride for Life is just around the corner! Join us July 12th, 2014 from 8am to 2pm!  There are three starting points: Burlington, Newport and Rutland. They will join up at the Barre Planned Parenthood’s Abortion clinic and then ride together to the Statehouse.  At the statehouse we’ll have a luncheon on the… Read more »

Why promote physician-assisted suicide?

The Free Press published this great article, asking the simple question of “Why promote physician-assisted suicide?”  Please go to the Free Press and add your comments to it, and write letters to the editor. From the Burlington Free Press: The aphorism, “He who pays the piper calls the tune” is especially true in politics, as well… Read more »

Doctor-Prescribed Suicide One Year Later: Other Groups

Today marks one year since Doctor-Prescribed Suicide has been legalized in VT.  Despite the best attempts of Compassion and Choices, no one in Vermont has used the lethal dose yet.  But the law is as dangerous today as when it was signed, and we need to repeal this law.  Other Vermont groups have issued press releases today,… Read more »

Doctor-Prescribed Suicide still dangerous a year later

Vermonters concerned about being pressured into ingesting lethal drugs are being encouraged by VRLC to sign durable power of attorney documents expressing a wish not to die by assisted suicide and euthanasia. It has been a full year since doctor-prescribed suicide was legalized, yet no one in Vermont has died after taking a lethal dose…. Read more »

Washington County Right to Life Annual Pasta Dinner 2014

You are invited to the Washington County Right to Life Annual Pasta Dinner! Enjoy the scrumptious Sauce made by Sandy and Bruce D’Amico  – as well as the Country & Indian Auctions! Saturday May 10th,  Doors open at 5:30, Dinner served at 6:00 At St. Augustine’s Church Hall in Montpelier (map) Adults $8 Kids 6-12 $4 kids under 5 Free

Abortion in Vermont

Bill S. 315, An Act Relating to Repealing the Unconstitutional Statutes Relating to Abortion was signed into law today at Planned Parenthood’s headquarters in Burlington. All S. 315 does is remove the old and unenforceable abortion provisions enacted in 1846 from Vermont Statutes. The legislation will have no effect on the current legal status of… Read more »

Vermont and New Hampshire push back on Assisted Suicide

Vermont’s push for a Moratorium on Assisted suicide and New Hampshire’s overwhelming legislative win against Assisted Suicide are getting some attention. National Right to Life has published an article on us and our neighbor “Physician Assisted Suicide faces continued pushback in New Hampshire and Vermont”. The article gives a good overview of the national fight as… Read more »

‘Death with Dignity Act’ finds little support in NH House

CONCORD — The House Thursday soundly rejected legislation that would have allowed a terminally ill patient to seek a lethal prescription from cooperating physicians. Under House Bill 1325, the “Death with Dignity Act,” the patient must have received a prognosis of six months or less to live by two physicians. The vote against the bill was 219-66…. Read more »

Take Action! Ask your Legislators to support the Moratorium!

Ask your legislators at your town meeting to support the Moratorium on Assisted Suicide. VAEH has been quite vocal in this “Legislative Malpractice” and has called for repeal since it was enacted law. Join the fight to protect the lives of the elderly, disabled, sick and weakest amongst us by: Calling your State Senators and… Read more »

VAEH and VCIL call for Assisted Suicide Moratorium

Today (Thursday, February 27th ), the Vermont Alliance for Ethical Healthcare (VAEH) held a joint press conference with the Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL) in the Cedar Creek Room at the State House at 1:00pm, on the subject of Act 39, the law that narrowly passed last spring legalizing assisted suicide. It is widely understood that Act… Read more »