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Say No to NJ Gestational Carrier Bill, S866/A2648

The NJ Senate Health Committee released bill S866 on Monday, January 26, 2015 by a vote of 5-0 with two abstentions. It can be scheduled for a vote at any time before the full Senate.  Please contact your State Senator and two Assembly members and urge them to Vote No on S866/A2648. Bill Sponsors in the Senate are Senators Joseph Vitale (D-19), Senator Loretta Weinberg … Continue reading

Take Action Now: Tell your State Senator to Vote No on A2270/S382!

The NJ Senate Health and Human Services Committee held a 2nd hearing December 15, 2014, on A2270/S382, the assisted suicide bill and released it with reservations. The bill can be scheduled for a vote by the full Senate at any time.  Please take immediate action and please ask friends and family to take action and share as well. Please read the article below and continue … Continue reading

If A2270/S382 Passes, Will NJ Taxpayers be Funding Physician-Assisted Suicide?

On November 18th, during the Assembly floor debate on A2270, the physician assisted bill, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) asked Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-3), the bill sponsor, some very important questions related to taxpayer funding of assisted suicide.  Assemblyman Webber said he noticed there was no prohibition on the use of state funds – either state medicaid funds or monies through the state health benefits plans … Continue reading

Let’s Be Honest: Assembly Bill is About Suicide, Not Dignity

Doblin: Let’s be honest: Assembly bill is about suicide, not dignity NOVEMBER 17, 2014    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014, 1:21 AM BY ALFRED P. DOBLIN THE RECORD Print I AM not evil. According to Brittany Maynard, I am. Maynard was the 29-year-old terminally ill woman who moved from California to Oregon so she could commit suicide on Nov. 1. I am not evil, and … Continue reading

See How Your Two Assembly Members Voted on the Physician Assisted Suicide Bill, A2270. Action Needed to Defeat it in the Senate!

The Physician Assisted Bill (A2270) passed the NJ Assembly on November 13th by a vote of 41-31. The vote tally is listed below. The bill now moves to the State Senate. Action Still Needed to Defeat A2270/S382: Please Contact your State Senator and urge them to vote No on A2270/S382, then call and email Governor Christie and urge him to Veto A2270/S382 if it reaches … Continue reading

Know the Facts about A2270: ‘Aid in Dying’ Bill Riddled with Fatal Flaws

As appeared in the online edition of the Asbury Park Press on October 16, 2014. TASY: ‘Aid in Dying’ bill riddled with flaws Marie Tasy 3:29 p.m. EDT October 16, 2014 The Sept. 28 Asbury Park Press editorial, “Offer choice, mercy to terminally ill,” attempts to make the case for the Legislature to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Its position originates from the mistaken notion that the legislation … Continue reading

Assisted Suicide Cannot Promise You a Peaceful or Painless Death

Read this article, then please take Immediate Action to OPPOSE Bill A2270, which will legalize physician assisted suicide in our state. Go to the “Legislation” tab on the top red bar of this page to tell your legislators to vote NO and get more information! Sponsors are pushing for a vote this fall in the Assembly!  Assisted suicide cannot promise you a peaceful or painless … Continue reading

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