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Washington Examiner Op-Ed: Doctor-Prescribed Suicide is Never the Answer

By Lindsay Baran and Anne Sommers

The disability community has been trying to have honest end-of-life conversations for years. After all, we’re the real experts on the front lines of the health care system that serves (and, sadly, often underserves) dying people. But for the most part, the megaphone has remained firmly within the grasp of the assisted suicide lobby and its well-intended supporters, many of whom haven’t been exposed to complete information about the construction, operation and consequence of such laws. Read more at the Washington Examiner.

 

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