Do or refer: Proponents of assisted suicide show their true nature.

Posted February 8, 2018 9:59 am by Alex Schadenberg

Do or refer: Proponents of assisted suicide show their true nature.

This article was published by Massachusetts Against Assisted Suicide on February 7, 2018Margaret DoreBy Margaret Dore Esq., MBAThe Massachusetts bill seeking to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia includes a provision requiring doctors to “do or refer,” i.e., to perform a requested assisted suicide or euthanasia, or to make an effective referral to another doctor, who will do it.  (H 1194, Sec. 15 (b)(iv)).The significance of do or refer is that it’s anti-patient, by not allowing doctors to use their best judgment for the patient.Think of Oregonian Jeanette Hall. In 2000, she made a settled decision to use Oregon’s assisted suicide law in lieu

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