teSTIMONIES & aRTICLES

For more information, please refer to the following resources for further discussion of all the issues surrounding MAS.

Testimonies and articles from medical experts: 

Dr. Andre Sofair: “We Need a Proposal for Real End of Life Care

Dr. Diane Meier: https://cga.ct.gov/2023/PHdata/Tmy/2023SB-01076-R000227-Meier,%20Diane,%20MD-Mt%20Sinai%20Sch%20of%20Medicine-NA-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Dr. Keith Bonander: https://www.rgj.com/story/opinion/2023/05/15/at-the-end-of-life-our-loved-ones-need-care-not-a-lethal-injection/

Testimony from PAMAS Members:

Nancy Alisberg: https://cga.ct.gov/2023/PHdata/Tmy/2023SB-01076-R000227-Alisberg,%20Nancy-PAMAS-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Joan Cavanagh:  https://cga.ct.gov/2023/PHdata/Tmy/2023SB-01076-R000227-Cavanagh,%20Joan-Progressives%20Against%20MAS-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Paula Panzarella: https://cga.ct.gov/2023/PHdata/Tmy/2023SB-01076-R000227-Panzarella,%20Paula-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Deborah Elkin: https://www.cga.ct.gov/2023/phdata/TMY/2023SB-01076-R000227-Elkin,%20Deborah-PAMAS-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Monica McGovern: https://www.cga.ct.gov/2023/phdata/TMY/2023SB-01076-R000227-McGovern,%20Monica,%20none-Progressives%20Against%20MAS-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Frank Panzarella: https://www.cga.ct.gov/2023/phdata/TMY/2023SB-01076-R000227-Panzarella,%20Frank-retired-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Testimony from Second Thoughts Connecticut members:

Kathy Flaherty: https://cga.ct.gov/2023/PHdata/Tmy/2023SB-01076-R000227-Flaherty,%20Kathleen-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Cathy Ludlum: https://cga.ct.gov/2023/PHdata/Tmy/2023SB-01076-R000227-Ludlum,%20Cathy-Second%20Thoughts%20Connecticut-Opposes-TMY.PDF

Stephen Mendelsohn: https://cga.ct.gov/2023/PHdata/Tmy/2023SB-01076-R000227-Mendelsohn,%20Stephen-Second%20Thoughts%20Conecticut-Opposes-TMY.PDF

PROGRESSIVE AND DISABILITY JUSTICE VOICES:

https://www.thenation.com/article/society/end-life-option-act-california-medical-aid-dying/?

 

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