Colorado ADAPT, NDY Tell Assisted Suicide Advocates They Will Resist Legalization – NDY Board Member Anita Cameron Interviewed on Local News

Last month, we shared a press release issued by Colorado activists from Not Dead Yet and ADAPT protesting an appearance by Compassion and Choices CEO Barbara Coombs Lee in Boulder, Colorado. Since then, it’s become apparent that Colorado is indeed one of the states being targeted for legalization of assisted suicide. KUSA Channel 9 broadcast […] Continue reading →

Boulder, CO: Disability Rights Activists Protest Compassion and Choices President Visit

For Immediate Release:  October 26, 2014 Contact: Anita Cameron, 720-369-6983 Dawn Russell, 303-884-1471 Disability Rights Activists Protest Compassion and Choices President Visit Boulder, CO – Disability rights activists from Not Dead Yet and ADAPT are protesting the visit to the West Boulder Senior Center of Compassion and Choices President, Barbara Coombs Lee. Coombs Lee is […] Continue reading →

Press Statement: Disability Rights Groups Not Dead Yet and Second Thoughts Issue Statement Defending Dr. Ira Byock in Assisted Suicide Debate

[Editor’s Note: The PRWeb version of this Press Statement is available online in pdf format here.] Not Dead Yet and Second Thoughts, disability rights groups that oppose legalization of assisted suicide, issue the following Statement in support of Dr. Ira Byock’s role in the public policy debate spurred by the Brittany Maynard case: “Dr. Ira […] Continue reading →

In the news: Canada SC Case

In Canada this week, the issues of assisted suicide and euthanasia were argued before the Supreme Court.  Here’s some of the coverage/commentary published before the date of the arguments (10/15): Dave Hingsburger is a respected – almost revered, and for good reason – voice in the disability rights community.  He missed a presentation at a […] Continue reading →