Month: January 2019

Not So Subtle Coercion

The Guardian newspaper recently published an extensive and informative article on euthanasia and assisted suicide, Death on demand: has euthanasia gone too far? I have written about how coercion is a subtle yet powerful thing–here and now in the United States. This vignette from the article demonstrates how all subtlety is lost after legalization and…

Churches, Worship, and People in Crisis

Sometimes all people need is someone to listen to them. In our small, independent medical practice we have 30 minute appointments and often run behind because our patients need the time to talk. It helps us better understand how their lives impact their health, and it builds their trust in our care for them. Sometimes…

Witness For Life and Changes to the PAS Bill

Public testimony provided by Kris Correira, PA-C addressed an issue changed in the legislation filed in 2019. It eliminated the attack on religious freedom. In both 2017 and 2018, I publicly testified before the legislature regarding the dangers of the assisted suicide bill. In particular, I alone focused on the attack on religious freedom not…