US Bishops Laud Doctors’ Group for Opposition to Assisted Suicide

Posted June 11, 2019 9:57 pm by ZENIT Staff

US Bishops Laud Doctors’ Group for Opposition to Assisted Suicide

The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates on June 10, 2019, voted by a 2 to 1 margin to affirm its longstanding opposition to physician-assisted suicide. Following the vote, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, Chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities issued the following statement:
“We strongly applaud today’s action by the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates to reaffirm its policy against physician-assisted suicide. The practice and promotion of assisted suicide poses grave consequences for our entire society but particularly for persons living with illness, disabilities, or socioeconomic disadvantages. The AMA

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