Opposed by:

- Doctors

- Nurses

- Disability and Patient

Rights Organizations.

No Provision

that

Family be Notified

Nothing to Protect Patients

When there are Pressures,

Whether Financial or Emotional

Wisconsin Coalition Against Assisted Suicide

 

Wisconsin Coalition Against Assisted Suicide is a coalition of disability rights, healthcare, civil rights, faith-based and patient advocacy organizations dedicated to preventing legalization of doctor-prescribed suicide in Wisconsin.

  • Betsy Davis, in the final stages of ALS, in July invited dozens of friends to join her at a "rebirth" party. Later that day, a care provider helped her hold a cup to ingest a toxic concoction of drugs that killed her. (Photo: Niels Alpert/Special to The Register)

    Suicide with a Helping Hand Worries Iowans on Both Sides of ‘Right to Die’

    Betsy Davis was too weak to kill herself. So when it came time to end her life under a new California law for the terminally ill, her caregivers propped her up and held the cup as she drank a fatal mix of prescription drugs. But......

  • Assisted Suicide for Mentally Ill

    A Right to Assisted Suicide for the Institutionalized Mentally Ill

    Assisted suicide proponents always promise that facilitated death will be offered solely and strictly to the mentally competent. But once a society accepts the premise of euthanasia—that it is acceptable to eliminate suffering by eliminating the sufferer—there is no way to restrict the putative “right......

  • Stephanie Packer, a wife and mother of four, was diagnosed with a terminal form of scleroderma, (Screen grab from YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4z7GWP7EG8&feature=youtu.be)

    Assisted-suicide law prompts insurance company to deny coverage to terminally ill California woman

    A terminally ill woman from California says her insurance company declined to cover a chemotherapy treatment, but offered to pay for her to kill herself, shortly after California passed a law permitting physician-assisted suicide. Stephanie Packer, a wife and mother of four who was diagnosed......

  • Doctors visit a patient at the intensive care unit of the Queen Fabiola Children's Hospital in Brussels. (Yves Logghe/Associated Press)

    Europe’s Morality Crisis: Euthanizing the Mentally Ill

    Once prohibited — indeed, unthinkable — the euthanasia of people with mental illnesses or cognitive disorders, including dementia, is now a common occurrence in Belgium and the Netherlands. This profoundly troubling fact of modern European life is confirmed by the latest biennial report from Belgium’s......