Fair Warning: thinking about committing suicide? Get help. Call the National Suicide Hotline: 800-784-2433 www.SuicideHotlines.com
The Hemlock Society has a new name, “Compassion and Choices.” Watch this video of Democrat from Oregon Rep. 3rd District Earl Blumenauer speak in 2010.
My rule: use their original name, the Hemlock Society.
Their life’s work: DEATH.
The Hemlock Society was co-founded by advocates of EUTHANASIA. The founders were primarily Humanists. (Just like the founders of Planned Parenthood.)
COMPASSION & CHOICES‘ Oregon tag line: A Resource for Oregonians Planning A DEATH WITH DIGNITY. C&C is located in all 50 states in the U.S.
Important Pro-Euthanasia Spokespersons:
DEREK HUMPHRY, Hemlock Society co-founder. Resides in Oregon. He writes about the name change HERE, saying that Hemlock Society was there to help people end their lives when ” . . . dying, trapped in a ruined body, or just plain terminally old and tired of life.”
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Important Anti-Euthanasia Organizations, Resources
1. The Patient’s Rights Council – “Frequently Asked Questions: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide”
Speakers: Rita Marker and Wesley J. Smith
2. Life Guardian Foundation – Dr. Paul Byrne
3. Physicians for Compassionate Care – Dr. William Toffler et al. See link under “Bioethics” in the Links section of this website.
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