Pro-Life Compassionate Caring
Arguments regarding Pain
We should focus on killing the pain and not the
We need to improve the care of patients,
not kill them.
Uncontrolled pain in the terminally ill rarely occurs.
In Oregon only a very small minority of patients
dying of Physician-assisted Suicide chose it because
of fear of pain in the future.
This was not because
they were having pain.
There is an inverse relationship between cancer
patients experience with pain and their favoring PAS.
The general public is more in favor of PAS than are
those who have painful cancer.