S.77 (Now Act 39) became law in 2013. This law was introduced as "An act relating to patient choice and control at end of life." When initially passed there were numerous safeguards in place for this new practice of physician assisted suicide. H.190, introduced and passed into … [Read more...] about H.190 (Now Act 10) “An act relating to removing the residency requirement from Vermont’s patient choice at end of life laws”
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 … [Read more...] about Why promote physician-assisted suicide?
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 … [Read more...] about ‘Death with Dignity Act’ finds little support in NH House
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 … [Read more...] about Take Action! Ask your Legislators to support the 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 … [Read more...] about VAEH and VCIL call for Assisted Suicide Moratorium