|Mitchell Hamline Panel, 04 27 17|
In April, I was honored to be one of four speakers at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law. The event was a panel discussion regarding legislation seeking to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia in Minnesota.
I arrived at the event with a legal analysis and other materials addressing problems with the legislation. For example and contrary to backers’ claims, patient voluntariness is not assured.
I started to hand out my materials. Proponents of the legislation, however, objected and a law student organizer backed them up to prevent distribution.