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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 »

Pro-Life Lobby Day – Thursday, February 6, 2014

At the State House in Montpelier from 8:30am – 1:00pm Pro-life Vermonters are invited to this important annual opportunity to show the level of our pro-life commitment and the strength of our numbers.  The Vermont Right to Life Committee provides pro-life stickers that, just by wearing, enable us to speak in a unified voice for Life. … Read more »

Ride for Life 2013

Vermont pro-life motorcycle enthusiasts rode in from all over the State to pray for an end to abortion on Saturday, July 13, 2013.  Three different routes were mapped out in advance so that participants would be able to pray at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics in Rutland, Newport, and  Burlington before meeting at noon to pray… Read more »

2014 Rally for Life Instagrams

These are some Instagramed photos that were sent to us of the 2014 Rally for Life at the Statehouse in Montpelier. Please share your photos on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Google Plus with us.  Just add #vrlc somewhere in your post!    

Help Stop Assisted Suicides – Ask Your Physician Important Questions

Will your physician promote the provision of excellent health care in an ethical manner? Or will your physician write a prescription for a lethal dose for patients now that it is legal to do so in Vermont? Promoters of doctor-prescribed suicide are encouraging doctors to write a lethal prescription for patients who have been diagnosed… Read more »

Yes, You Can Help Stop Assisted-Suicides! Ask Your Pharmacist and Pharmacy to Decline to Participate in Assisting Suicide

Ask your Pharmacist if he or she intends to fill a prescription for a lethal dose of drugs. Ask if the pharmacy has established a policy relating to assisted-suicide drugs, and request a copy. Express your desire to use a pharmacy that does not participate in assisting suicides. See below for talking points if you… Read more »