Brittany Maynard vs Lauren Hill: One is Campaigning for Death the other for Life

Oregon calls their assisted suicide law the Death with Dignity Act, but is it really dignity or the coward’s way out? Before you get your panties in a bunch, I understand why people don’t want to suffer through horrible diseases but that is not an excuse to kill yourself. Allow me to compare two different cases that have been in the news lately. First there is Brittany Maynard, the 29 year old woman who had stage four brain cancer. When she first found out that she had terminal brain cancer, Read more […]

Oregon’s New State Motto ‘Legal to Get High & Die’?

In 1994, voters in Oregon passed the Death with Dignity Act, making the Pacific northwestern state the first in the US to allow doctor assisted suicide. An injunction held up the implementation of the act until 1997 when it went into effect. This has made a lot of headlines this past week with the assisted suicide death of 29 year old Brittany Maynard. She was suffering from stage four brain cancer known as a glioblastoma. Maynard and her husband moved to Oregon so she could choose the time of Read more […]