assisted suicide


Life-Affirming Doctors

Part 1: Let Everybody be Able to Find a Safe Doctor The author prefers to remain anonymous because, as she indicates, she doesn’t want her medical condition known to her family. My primary care physician retired, so I have to find a new one. This is an opportunity for me to pick a new one…


What’s Cruel for the Incarcerated is Cruel for the Terminally Ill: The Connection between Lethal Injection and Assisted Suicide

    by Jacqueline H. Abernathy, Ph.D., MSSW         In a recent episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight, comedian and host John Oliver offered a scathing (albeit profane) rebuke of lethal injection as a means of execution in U.S. states with capital punishment. He detailed the issues with the drugs employed and…