The nation’s largest trade group for doctors, the American Medical Association, is considering supporting assisted suicide.

Paul Weber, president and CEO of Family Policy Alliance, says that’s a dangerous move that would put the elderly, mentally ill and those with physical disabilities at risk.

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People come to him seeking help for their medical problems. But what if instead of a prescription for health, he directs you to take a prescription for death?

Dr. William Bolthouse shares what you need to know before deciding what you think about assisted suicide.

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Urge the AMA to maintain its stand against assisted suicide. 


The American Medical Association (AMA) is once again taking steps to move away from its long-standing opposition to doctor-assisted suicide.

The group is meeting next month to consider a recommendation that the AMA take a neutral position on doctor-prescribed death. The decision means physicians are one step closer to losing the right to fight for our patients and their families at times when they need us most.

Traditionally, the AMA and its state medical societies have taken the position that every life is worth fighting for.  Meanwhile, a “neutral” position taken by some state medical societies actually opened the door to giving doctors legal cover to prescribe deadly drugs for patients in that state.

Dangerous Territory

The AMA’s recent flirtation with state-sanctioned suicide takes it, and all of us, into the dangerous territory of doctor-prescribed death:

Hear from a doctor about why assisted suicide should never be considered “healthcare.”

Your Voice is Needed― Take Action Today

It’s critical this long-standing protection from the medical profession continues. We need to know that our doctors will continue to believe that every patient, regardless of health condition or economic status, is worth fighting for.

That’s why we’re asking you to contact both the national AMA, as well as your state medical society, urging each to oppose legalization of doctor-assisted suicide.

Please let your concerns be known by contacting these groups.
And, please forward this message so your friends and family, too, can take action.