The American Ethical Union released this Dec. 11, 1993 Resolution titled "Dr. Kevorkian and Assisted Suicide" by its Board of Directors:

“WHEREAS, the American Ethical Union supports the right of each individual to make the critical decisions about his/her own life, including the right to terminate it when it is no longer bearable, and

WHEREAS, Dr. Kevorkian’s actions have been declared illegal by the State of Michigan under a law that is being challenged as unconstitutional,

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of the American Ethical Union deplores the action of the State of Michigan with respect to Dr. John Kevorkian and urges that he be set free pending the disposition of the case challenging the constitutionality of the law the has refused to obey.”

Dec. 11, 1993