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Advocates for Disabled Warn Against AMA’s Softening Opposition to Physician-Assisted Suicide

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aaf2e945bd6d”>voted�Monday by a margin of 56 percent to 44 percent to continue studying the issue, though without reaffirming that its current policy opposing assisted suicide would remain in place. “

In response to the AMA decision to revisit its policy on physician-assisted suicide, Coleman teamed up with Marilyn Golden, senior policy analyst with the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, to argue in favor of maintaining existing policy.

Coleman says that the idea of taking a neutral stance on physician-assisted suicide has been bubbling among some AMA members for two years.

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