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Ken Connor

Ken Connor

Chairman, Center for a Just Society
In 2005, Ken Connor founded the Center for a Just Society, where he serves as the organization’s Chairman. Connor is affiliated with the law firm of Connor & Connor, LLC, a firm nationally known for its successful representation of victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.  He served as Counsel to Governor Jeb Bush in Bush v. Schiavo, one of the country’s most watched cases in the long-running legal battle to protect a severely disabled woman, Terri Schindler Schiavo, from a court order to remove her feeding tube. Because of his advocacy on behalf of nursing home residents, the state’s Democratic Attorney General appointed him to Florida’s Task Force on the Availability and Affordability of Long Term Care.

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In his 2007 book Boomsday, Christopher Buckley writes of a fictional future where an overwhelming number of elderly baby boomers are given tax incentives to end their lives early. With recent developments out of Switzerland, Buckley's tongue-in-cheek novel may prove all-too-prescient.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Increasingly, members of the medical community have embraced a "quality of life" ethic rather than a ‘sanctity of life’ ethic.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

There's no doubt that the concept of universal health care has its appeal, but at the end of the day what individuals must consider is who they want making decisions for them in the event of a serious or life-threatening medical situation.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

If an unborn child’s right to life can be denied based on criteria like age, size, location, cognitive capacity or simply the wishes of the mother, then what’s to stop similar criteria from nullifying the life rights of the elderly, the disabled, or even the very young?

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

What kind of care and treatment does our society consider appropriate for its most vulnerable members?

Wednesday, December 31, 1969