The opposition to medical aid in dying has been very active in the past few weeks:
- The Family Research Council sent a group of protesters to Albany and they lined the hallways with signs that said “No to Assisted Suicide.”
- Disability rights advocates were on the Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter. Listen to the clip here: http://www.wcny.org/april-5-2017-disability-rights-advocates-against-aid-in-dying/
- An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish group filed an amicus brief in the medical aid in dying Court of Appeal case. Read about it here: http://www.timesofisrael.com/ultra-orthodox-group-backs-up-ny-law-banning-assisted-suicide/
- Bishop Malone from the Catholic Diocese spoke out against the Medical Aid in Dying Act,
The opposition is heating up and getting loud, and we have to show that supporters of the Medical Aid in Dying Act are in the majority.
We are stepping up our campaign in the month of May with lots of in-district work and our big Spring Lobby Day on May 9th.
You can raise your voice today. Click here to send a message to your elected officials: https://www.compassionandchoices.org/…/tell-the-legislature/
And Save the Date to come to Albany on May 9 for our big Spring Lobby Day! Here’s the registration page link: http://bit.ly/2nNGIlp or email us at NY@compassionandchoices.org for more information.