Ohio needs a Medical Aid in Dying law

George Will, a Washington Post columnist, is a conservative. But that is not in conflict with his belief that terminally ill people should be able to end their lives using prescription medications. Will made his position clear in two recent pieces published in The Plain Dealer

Commentary: Medical aid in dying is for preventing a drawn-out death

White man with blonde hair and glasses in a black suit and tie.

The Plain Dealer, January 23, 2022, Forum, E6 George F. Will The Washington Post January 21, 2022 Although Amanda Villegas’s manual dexterity is hindered by her mild case of cerebral palsy, she is a gifted photographer who documented the last five days of her husband’s life with bladder cancer that metastasized. She has posted the […]

Letter to the Editor by Executive Director

Consider U.S. Laws before Canada’s:
Our executive director, Lisa Vigil Schattinger read a piece in the Cleveland Plain Dealer last week and knew immediately that she needed to respond. Her Letter to the Editor was published on Cleveland.com and in the digital/print edition on November 27, 2021.

Mother’s deathbed request becomes daughter Vikki’s mission.

VIDEO (4 min.): This short video combines Vikki’s experience with her mother, Betty, with information about medical aid in dying to help Ohioans understand the facts about this option. Polling shows that an overwhelming number of Ohioans, across all demographics, want an aid in dying option. Vikki’s story helps explain why.