Posts Categorized: Resources

Life in Vermont Flier

Vermont Right to Life has launched the largest pro-life outreach project to date. A 4-page, color flyer has been developed and printed for insertion in newspapers around Vermont during the month of January. To date, 185,000 flyers have been shipped to 21 daily, weekly and college newspapers. While a few newspapers inserted the flyer over… 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 »

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 »

‘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 »

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 »

Response to Associated Press article: “Feminists for Life chief rallies Vt. abortion foes”

When the President of Feminists for Life Serrin Foster came to the Vermont State House to advocate addressing the unmet needs of pregnant women through practical resources and support for the most vulnerable, a Planned Parenthood of Northern  New England spokeswoman responded by saying “In Vermont, we have great supports for all women who find themselves pregnant.” (“Feminists… Read more »