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If A2270/S382 passes, will NJ taxpayers be funding physician assisted suicide?

On November 18, 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

R.I.P. Senator Robert Littell

It is with great sadness that we report former Pro-Life State Senator Robert Littell has died. Senator Littell was the father of pro-life Assemblywoman Alison Littell McHose (R-24), and served in the state senate from 1992 to 2008 and was succeeded by state Senator Steve Oroho (R-24). We offer our deep condolences to Asw. Alison McHose and the entire Littell family on the death of … Continue reading

See How Your 2 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 13 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

NJ Board of Medical Examiners Issues Final Decision in Case of Steven Brigham; Revokes his license

N.J. medical board revokes abortion doctor’s license Susan K. Livio | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com on October 08, 2014 at 7:02 PM, updated October 09, 2014 at 12:46 AM The state’s physician disciplinary board tonight revoked the license of Steven C. Brigham, a controversial doctor accused of skirting state rules by starting the process of late-term abortions with five women in his South Jersey … Continue reading

Governor Christie Vetoes A2795, Planned Parenthood Funding Bill

Update: 9/9/2014 – Governor Christie vetoed Bill A2795. Please call the Governor to thank him at 609-292-6000 or 609-292-6000. Take action to oppose A2795/S1203, that provides Medicaid coverage for family planning services to individuals with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level. A2795/S1203 passed both houses at the end of June. The bill is sitting on the Governor’s desk. Please email and call Governor … Continue reading

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