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Assisted Suicide

The Real Tragedy of Pastor Nancy Butler’s Death
3 months ago

The Real Tragedy of Pastor Nancy Butler’s Death

Pastor Nancy Butler died shortly after she decided to stop using her feeding tube and ventilator. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) had changed her life dramatically over the last several years.


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Brain Death and End of Life Care
6 months ago

Brain Death and End of Life Care

It’s a deep topic. But with one lobbying firm already saying they expect another fight over assisted suicide at the Connecticut General Assembly in 2017, it’s important to be up …
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FIC and Orlando
9 months ago

FIC and Orlando

[The following was originally an e-blast to FIC members, sent about 11:30 am on Tuesday, June 14th. ~ PW]

 

Family Institute of Connecticut offers our prayers and condolences to …
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Rhode Island Assisted Suicide Bill “Held for Study”
12 months ago

Rhode Island Assisted Suicide Bill “Held for Study”

Just over two weeks ago, Rhode Island held a hearing on an assisted suicide bill. The status of the bill now reads, “Committee recommended measure be held for further study.” …
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Big Suicide Attacks Little Sisters of the Poor
1 year ago

Big Suicide Attacks Little Sisters of the Poor

Compassion & Choices — the George-Soros funded assisted suicide lobbying group formerly known as the Hemlock Society — has filed an amicus curiae brief in the Zubik v. Burwell case, or the …
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Rhode Island Considers Assisted Suicide Bill
1 year ago

Rhode Island Considers Assisted Suicide Bill

Please see the following action alert from our friends at Rhode Island Right to Life, and please help spread the word:

Assisted Suicide Hearing Wed., March 23, Rhode Island …
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Assisted Suicide Lobby’s Biggest Defeat Yet?
1 year ago

Assisted Suicide Lobby’s Biggest Defeat Yet?

Last week was the opening of the 2016 legislative session in Connecticut. The scope of threats to life, faith, and family that may come out of the short session remains …
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Massachusetts Assisted Suicide Hearing Highlights
1 year ago

Massachusetts Assisted Suicide Hearing Highlights

I want to share my experience from the Massachusetts assisted suicide hearing this past Tuesday for those who could not be present or who had to leave early. I hesitate …
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Massachusetts Assisted Suicide Hearing This Tuesday
1 year ago

Massachusetts Assisted Suicide Hearing This Tuesday

We urge every FIC member to attend, if possible, the Massachusetts assisted suicide bill hearing taking place Tuesday, October 27 at 1:00 in Room A-1/A-2 of the Massachusetts State House. …
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Assisted Suicide: More Second Thoughts For Courant Readers
1 year ago

Assisted Suicide: More Second Thoughts For Courant Readers

Breaking: The New York Post reports that assisted suicide proponents in New York have lost their suit to overturn the state’s law. “State civil judge Joan Kenney ruled that while she was …
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