Death with Dignity in Connecticut

Reblogging this because of the death of Brittany Maynard in Oregon.
https://www.compassionandchoices.org/news/news/

Breise! Breise! Extra! Extra!

Death with Dignity National Center Poster (Image Source: Guidestar.org) Death with Dignity National Center Poster (Image Source: Guidestar.org)

While in London, just two weeks ago, a headline caught my attention. The Times of London mentioned the debate on Assisted Dying, known here in the US as the Death with Dignity Act.

The article claimed that, “Church leaders are out of touch with their congregations on the issue of assisted dying, according to research that found about 70 per cent of believers want to see a change in the law.”

In that group are Jews, Catholics and Anglicans who all want to see assisted dying legalized. 70% is a pretty big percentage.

Doctor Jack Kevorkian on the May 31 1993 cover of Time Magazine (Image Source: Time Content) Doctor Jack Kevorkian on the May 31 1993 cover of Time Magazine (Image Source: Time Content)

It is amazing what a quarter of a century can do to social mores. It was only 24 years ago that the majority of people viewed Jack Kevorkian as…

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