Boston Globe Editorial Board Recommends a 'No' Vote on Question 2
The Boston Globe published an editorial recommending a NO vote on Question 2 on November 6th. Their editorial points out that a vote for physician-assisted suicide, “…would not serve the larger interests of the state. Rather than bring Massachusetts close to an agreed-upon set of procedures for approaching the end of life, it would be a flashpoint and distraction – the maximum amount of moral conflict for a very modest gain.”Read more »
E.J. Dionne: "Liberals Should Be Wary of Assisted Suicide"
E. J. Dionne, a native of Fall River, Washington Post opinion writer and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, published an opinion article entitled, Liberals Should Be Wary of Assisted Suicide. In his article, Mr. Dionne addresses his major concerns with physician-assisted suicide and how liberals and conservatives need to come together as a whole to tackle how we provide better end of life care.Read more »
On November 6th, Massachusetts voters will not only vote on the race for President and US Senator, but also a ballot question (Question 2) that would legalize physician-assisted suicide under Massachusetts law. A large coalition has assembled to oppose physician-assisted suicide and several groups are especially opposed to this poorly written, confusing, and flawed ballot question which can have unintended consequences to terminally ill patients and their families.Learn more »