• Choosing quality of death
    April 24,2013
     

    Choosing quality of death

    We Americans are so fortunate to live in a country that prizes individual freedoms. Unlike those living under repressive regimes, we, not the government, are free to decide where we live, how much education we have, whom we marry, how many children we have, what kind of work we seek, how we worship, and many other choices that determine the quality of our lives.

    However, as the end of our lives approaches, we discover that we don’t have the individual right to determine the quality of our dying. The Vermont Legislature is now considering whether we, not they, should have this freedom. I believe we should. Do you? If so, please contact your legislators.

    Judy Harding

    Randolph

    MORE IN Letters
    We applaud the Bryce Dance company’s creative dance piece “Lonesome Bend” (Arts section, Aug. Full Story
    Maybe there are too many other issues facing our world — climate change, black lives not seeming ... Full Story
    Just a short reply to Robert Belenky’s letter on Monday, Aug. 17. Full Story
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS