Court case launched to protect Vermont physicians and their patients from coercion in assisted suicide.

Posted July 20, 2016 2:05 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Court case launched to protect Vermont physicians and their patients from coercion in assisted suicide.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.The Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has launched a lawsuit to protect the conscience rights of healthcare professionals in Vermont and prevent physicians and patients from being coerced into assisted suicide.According to the ADF media release the case was filed on July 19 in federal court on behalf of health care professionals in Vermont who refuse to refer their patients for death by assisted suicide and against the officials in the Vermont Board of Medical Practice and the Office of Professional Regulation.The ADF Senior Counsel Steven H. Aden states in the media release:“The government shouldn’t

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