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Stephanie's journey and her fight against euthanasia

11-Mar-2021

Stephanie's story begins with a terminal diagnosis of scleraderma which is effecting her lungs.

 When her insurance company said they would not pay for life extending treatments but they would pay for suicide pills. She knew she had to speak up and speak out. Assisted suicide is the cheapest way for the medical community to pay for end of life and do it quickly. That option does not uphold the dignity of the human person.

In 2012 she was given 3 years; and in 2019 she flew to Boston to testify in front of our legislature against the Death With Dignity Bill proposed in Massachusetts that year.. As Massachusetts again faces this legislation in this year, we would be wise to hear the wisdom of a wife and mother who is choosing to live life and give her testimony about being terminally ill and being valuable and worthwhile..