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

  • Assisted Suicide Activists Reintroduce Bill – Times Union

    Opponents of the legislation say no modification could make physician-assisted suicide safe for vulnerable patients, including disabled people or wealthy individuals whose heirs are interested in a speedier access to their inheritance. Insurance companies might also encourage policyholders to take advantage of such a law......

  • Ex-AG will fight right-to-die bill

    As supporters prepare to reintroduce legislation to allow physician-assisted suicide on Monday, a former state attorney general is planning to be a leading figure in the fight against it. Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) and Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Westchester County) and Assembly Health Committee Chairman......

  • Assisted suicide “safeguards” revealed as a con

    by Kathleen M. Gallagher In a very revealing commentary published at jurist.org last month, long-time assisted suicide advocate Kathryn Tucker admits that the so-called “safeguards” included in physician-assisted suicide proposals aren’t really safeguards at all. In fact, she calls them “burdens,” “restrictions,” and “barriers.” She......

  • Push for assisted suicide law intensifies in New York

    One critic of the measure, Michael Burgess, spokesman for the New York Alliance Against Assisted Suicide, acknowledged the advocates gained some traction at the Capitol this year when their bill passed the Assembly Health Committee, though it ended up wedged in the Codes Committee. A......