Sunday, May 27, 2012

Massachusetts assisted suicide ballot language challenged

John Kelly (left)
Massachusetts Legal Challenge Update

John Kelly and other Massachusetts voters are challenging the proposed ballot language for the physician-assisted suicide initiative. Mr. Kelly is Director of the disability rights group Second Thoughts (People with Disabilities Opposing the Legalization of Assisted Suicide).

A legal memorandum explaining the challenge can be viewed here.  The memorandum was filed in the Supreme Judicial Court of Suffolk County on Friday, May 25, 2012.

A press release for the initial filing can be viewed below. To view talking points and a fact check for the initiative, go here and here.

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Disability Rights Group Challenges Language for Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure as "Misleading, Inaccurate, and Euphemistic"

For more information contact: John Kelly (Second Thoughts) 617-536-5140

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