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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Dore Lead Witness Against Rhode Island Bill

Rhode Island Capitol

The chief opponent of legalizing the practice of medication-assisted death in Rhode Isand was not a Rhode Islander, but a lawyer from Washington state named Margaret Dore who runs an organization called Choice is an Illusion.
Don’t make our mistake, Dore told the committee, referring to Washington’s Death with Dignity Act.
She argued that the six-month prognosis is subjective, and patients sometimes live beyond doctors’ expectations. She also said the bill could have unintended consequences, telling a hypothetical story of a son who encourages his terminal father to request the medication just in case, and then persuades or forces him into taking the drug at home.
Dad dies, and the death certificate will reflect a terminal disease as the cause of death and the son will inherit, she said.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Press Release Opposing Bill H 7297


Dore:  “Other states are pushing back against assisted suicide.”

Contact: Margaret Dore, Esq., MBA, President

(206) 697-1217

Providence, RI -- Attorney Margaret Dore, president of Choice is an Illusion, which has fought assisted suicide legalization efforts in many states, including Rhode Island, made the following statement in connection with tonight's hearing on a bill seeking to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia in that state.  (H 7297, hearing Wednesday, 4/4/18 at the Rise of the House).

"There is a bill pending before the Rhode Island House of Representatives, which seeks to legalize physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia as those terms are traditionally defined," said Dore.  “The bill seeks to legalize these practices for people with years, even decades, to live.”