Opposed by:

- Doctors

- Nurses

- Disability and Patient

Rights Organizations.

No Provision


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

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    “Aid-in-Dying” legislation is help for the few, harm for the many

    By Dennis C. Vacco Special to The News June 12, 2016 In 1997, I had the privilege to represent the State of New York as attorney general in a case I argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. In June of that year the Supreme Court......

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    Sullivan Man Leads Fight Against Assisted Suicide

    J.J. Hanson doesn’t necessarily believe in luck or miracles, though he is grateful to be alive. The 35-year-old Glen Spey man has bounced back from what many fear most—a cancer death sentence. In his case, he was given four months to live. J.J. Hanson holds......

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    ‘Aid in dying’ is just a euphemism for assisted suicide

    By Philip Reed Last week, a New York Appellate Court unanimously ruled that there is no constitutional right to physician-assisted suicide. This decision echoed two U.S. Supreme Court cases nearly 20 years earlier, in which the court ruled, also unanimously, that a ban on assisted......

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    Savino’s end-of-life bills: Cruel choices, deadly mischief 

    By Daniel Leddy for the Staten Island Advance Advocates for the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in New York suffered a decisive defeat in court early this month. In its May 3 ruling in Myers v. Schneiderman, a unanimous panel of the Appellate Division, First Department,......