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In Case You Missed It: Disability Rights Activists Voice Opposition to Massachusetts Assisted Suicide Initiative Featured

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March 6, 2012

Disability rights activists from across Massachusetts, members of Second Thoughts, will speak today before the Massachusetts legislature's joint Judiciary Committee in opposition to a ballot question that would legalize assisted suicide.
Disability rights activists from across Massachusetts will speak today before the Massachusetts legislature's joint Judiciary Committee in opposition to a ballot question that would legalize assisted suicide. The activists are members of the recently formed group, Second Thoughts: People with Disabilities Opposing the Legalization of Assisted Suicide. The hearing will be at 1 p.m. in room A-2 at the state house.
"Second Thoughts is a group of disability rights activists and organizations who believe that assisted suicide is a dangerous mix with a broken, profit driven health care system," said John Kelly, the group's director.

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