Quantcast

Latest Assisted suicide Stories

2014-09-04 16:26:55

Chicago/L.A. Resident Nancy Hoyt to Lead Compassion & Choices Board CHICAGO and LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Hoyt, a counseling psychologist and educator who lives in Chicago and Redondo Beach, Calif., is the new board chair of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. She and her husband, Bob Hoyt, have been involved with Compassion & Choices for more than a decade....

2014-09-03 12:31:24

DC Resident, University of Chicago Alumnus Named to Board of Compassion & Choices WASHINGTON and CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David N. Cook, a veteran attorney and supporter of the end-of-life choice movement, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142485 Cook's distinguished legal career has spanned more than 40 years since he earned his...

2014-08-31 23:03:47

On August 22, 2014, Not Dead Yet submitted a Disability Rights friend-of-the-court brief in support of the New Mexico Attorney General’s appeal seeking to overturn a district court ruling that the New Mexico constitution contains a right to assisted suicide (Morris v. King, Case No. 33,630, Court of Appeals of the State of New Mexico). Six other national disability rights organizations joined in the brief: ADAPT, the American Association of People with Disabilities, the Autistic Self...

2014-08-26 16:27:57

Samantha Sandler Named to Board of Compassion & Choices NANTUCKET, Mass. and NEW YORK, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Samantha B. Sandler, a civic leader and conservationist who lives in Nantucket and New York City, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140826/139858 Sandler is a member of the New York City Center Education Committee, advisor and former...

2014-07-23 16:27:23

In the news release, "Mexican-American Leader Joins Nation's Leading End-of-Life Choice Organization," issued 23-Jul-2014 by Compassion & Choices via PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the first paragraph, first sentence, should be updated to include the fact that Rev. Dr. Ignacio Castuera was appointed to Compassion & Choices' Southern California advisory board in addition to its board of directors. As a result, the first sentence should read as follows: "Rev. Dr....

2014-07-23 12:31:46

Former Planned Parenthood National Chaplain Named to Board of Compassion & Choices LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev. Dr. Ignacio Castuera, a Mexican-American civil and human rights leader, has joined the board of directors for the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/129906 A resident of Claremont, California, Rev. Castuera already has been interviewed by the Hispanic...

2014-07-22 12:30:05

Video Pays Tribute to Connecticut & Montana Volunteers with Disabilities Who Advocate for Death-with-Dignity Laws WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Compassion & Choices is commemorating this week's 24th anniversary of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act on Saturday, July 26, by releasing a video today saluting our volunteers living with disabilities. The video is available for viewing on Compassion & Choices' website, http://bit.ly/CandCCelebratesADA, and...

2014-07-03 11:24:36

BMJ-British Medical Journal It's the right thing to do, and most people want it, say editors The BMJ today calls for Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill, which is expected to receive its second reading in the House of Lords this month, to eventually become law. In an editorial, Dr Fiona Godlee, editor in chief, Dr Tony Delamothe, UK editor and Rosamund Snow, patient editor, say "recognition of an individual's right to determine his or her best interests lies at the heart of this...

2014-06-27 23:03:53

In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled until September for lack of votes. Not Dead Yet applauded New Jersey disability advocates as press reports credited disability rights opposition for the defeat. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 In a stunning defeat today for proponents of assisted suicide, the New Jersey assisted suicide bill A2270 was pulled from the floor and tabled...

2014-06-06 16:24:12

MONTREAL, June 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Government attempt to pass euthanasia in the National Assembly is illegal, illicit and unconstitutional. For these reasons a Motion for Declaratory Judgment was filed in the Superior Court of Montréal on May 27, 2014 to preventatively challenge articles in the Quebec proposed Bill 52 pertaining to euthanasia. First of all euthanasia is not a medical care. Quebec, a Province of Canada, may only legislate in matters of health, not in...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
Related