Opposed by:

- Doctors

- Nurses

- Disability and Patient

Rights Organizations.

No Provision

that

Family be Notified

Nothing to Protect Patients

When there are Pressures,

Whether Financial or Emotional

New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide

 

New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide is an alliance of disability rights, healthcare, civil rights, faith-based and patient advocacy organizations dedicated to preventing legalization of assisted suicide in New York.

Important Updates

  • Right to die, or inevitable obligation?

    By Michael Tobman The arguments in favor of Physician-Assisted Suicide are compelling, and usually wrenching.  The heartache of families struggling with lengthy palliative care makes it difficult to be on the other side of this controversial, painful issue. But as policymakers in Albany soon debate whether......

  • MY VIEW: Give us better care for living, not aid in dying

    Assisted suicide bills have been failing consistently in progressive states like New York, Massachusetts, Maryland and Connecticut. New Yorkers are seeing through the euphemisms and misinformation of proponents. Articles like Bonnie Kraham’s call what Jack Kevorkian did “care.” Assisted suicide proponents claim that this is......

  • Why 9NEWS uses the words assisted ‘suicide’

    KUSA – This November, you’re going to get to vote on anassisted suicide law in Colorado. Supporters of that law have asked 9NEWS not to call it assisted “suicide.” They’d rather we call it “medical aid in dying.” What follows is our explanation of why......

  • New Yorkers should reject assisted suicide – The Buffalo News

    A recent Viewpoints article by Dr. Robert Milch, a palliative care doctor, urged the legalization of physician aid-in-dying. Milch believes that the solution to suffering is to end the life of the sufferer. Embracing such a belief system is an inherent conflict of interest for......