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’ 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,......

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    Unequal protection

    By Emily Belz Assisted suicide advocates have pressed their cause in state legislatures this year, and now they’re trying to enlist the courts ALBANY, N.Y.—J.J. Hanson, 35, is a tall former Marine from New York’s Hudson Valley who did a tour in Iraq. He speaks......

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    Medical Professionals Unite In Opposition To Assisted Suicide

    Albany, NY – Today, dozens of doctors and allied health professionals from across New York State are in Albany to make the medical case against legalizing physician-assisted suicide. The medical professionals are meeting with elected representatives concerning the adverse impact assisted suicide would have on......