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The Barbara Wagner Story

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We have to sometimes remind ourselves that many folks inclined to oppose physician assisted suicide don’t necessarily know the prime examples of the tragic consequences we are so forcefully trying to raise. One that we’ve brought up in the past is the danger of financial concerns stepping in front of the needs of patients.  No...

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A Must-Read: “Why are doctors afraid of the word ‘death’?”

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We have an absolute must-read to share with you.  The Washington Post just published an op-ed written by Aaron Kheriaty, an associate professor of psychiatry and director of the medical ethics program at University of California Irvine School of Medicine. The piece gets into our overwhelming fear of death, especially when it comes to losing...

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Harsh Reality: How Assisted Suicide Hits the Poor

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There’s a harsh reality that we’ve covered from different angles before, and it provides one of the starkest examples of how deep the damage can penetrate if we legalize assisted suicide: there is significant evidence of a disproportionate impact on those who already struggle with healthcare.  In this case, we are talking generally about those...

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Reminder: We Can Win

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Our focus in these blog posts is to clarify false claims made by proponents of the assisted suicide bill before the Death with Dignity Workgroup.  We want you to take this information and be prepared to combat the misinformation used by physician assisted suicide proponents who will stop at nothing to get this passed. There...

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Worth the Read: “Assisted Death Laws Won’t Make It Better to Die in the US”

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Sometimes, in trying to convey information about why legalizing assisted suicide is a dangerous decision for Maryland, we come across a piece written elsewhere that puts a key point in this debate better than we ever could. Wired Magazine did just that recently, and the title of their piece was unambiguous: “Assisted Death Laws Won’t...

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Know the Facts Series: Assisted Suicide Expands Healthcare Discrimination

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Our focus in these blog posts is to clarify false claims made by proponents of the assisted suicide bill before the Death with Dignity Workgroup.  We want you to take this information and be prepared to combat the misinformation used by physician assisted suicide proponents who will stop at nothing to get this passed. One...

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Proponents Arrogantly Dismiss Concerns at the Latest Workgroup Hearing

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Our focus in these blog posts is to clarify false claims made by proponents of the assisted suicide bill before the Death with Dignity Workgroup.  We want you to take this information and be prepared to combat the misinformation used by physician assisted suicide proponents who will stop at nothing to get this passed. As...

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‘Know the Facts’ Series: Suicide Contagion Cannot be Dismissed

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Our focus in these blog posts is to clarify false claims made by proponents of the assisted suicide bill before the Death with Dignity Workgroup.  We want you to take this information and be prepared to combat the misinformation used by physician assisted suicide proponents who will stop at nothing to get this law passed. Last...

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Know the Facts Series: Depression’s Tragic Ties to Terminal Illness

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Our focus in these blog posts is to clarify false claims made by proponents of the assisted suicide bill before the Death with Dignity Workgroup.  We want you to take this information and be prepared to combat the misinformation used by physician assisted suicide proponents who will stop at nothing to get this passed. As...

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Know the Facts: PAS Proponents Show Ignorance to True Effects of “Death with Dignity

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Earlier this year, the General Assembly created a “Death with Dignity Workgroup” that is charged with examining this legislative proposal with an eye toward further debate during the 2016 General Assembly session. They held their first meeting on the Tuesday after Labor Day, September 8th.  Proponents of “Death with Dignity” raised so many misleading points...

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