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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    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......

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    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......

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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......