AMA Votes to Retain Longstanding Opposition to Assisted Suicide

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( – Despite a concerted effort by euthanasia advocates, the American Medical Association has voted to retain its long-standing opposition to assisted suicide.

The AMA affirmed CEJA 2, the report which recommended that the AMA retain its opposition to assisted suicide. The vote was 65-35, a huge margin of victory for doctors who want the AMA to continue treating patient, not killing them.

The battle over the AMA vote took place over the course of several years worth of interim and annual meetings.

But physicians, medical students, interns and residents from across the country spoke up in favor of the AMA”s anti-assisted suicide position. CONTINUE