Assisted suicide is not legal in Montana, not the answer

By Alex Schadenberg
Executive Director - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition

The following article was published by the Missoulian Newspaper on August 21, 2014.

Barbara Wagner

Barbara Wagner

I take exception to the opinion by two members of the former Hemlock Society, now known as “Compassion & Choices.” The opinion of July 25 implies that assisted suicide is legal in Montana, which is not true.

I am the president of Montanans Against Assisted Suicide. We are in litigation against the Montana Medical Examiners Board. As part of that litigation, we got the board to remove a position paper from its website implying that assisted suicide is legal. Assisted suicide is not legal.

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