> To Fellow New York State Researchers;
> I just had an interesting conversation with my mother, age 80, who is sound
> of mind, not so sound of body, independent as !!!, and has decided to get her
> affairs in order to spare her children that ordeal, and to do it the way "she
> wants it done."
> She has her t.s. ready, her plot she purchased in the 60's, and now she is
> making the last arrangements. Her preference, to be cremated. She has been
> informed that she has to have her children's consent, IN WRITING, before that
> can be done.
> NYS-Law !! She called another funeral director, other than the one handling
> her affairs, and it was confirmed by the second director, that it is a NYS
> LAW, the children must give their consent !!!
> I welcome some comments on this very questionable, if it is in fact, a
If this is correct, I'm happier than ever that I got out of NY thirty
years ago. There might be a law that would prevent me from leaving today!
How in the world could the people of NY let the government take this kind
of control of their life and death? Have they all gone daft and forgotten
the sacrifices our ancestors made for freedom? Or have they become so
enraptured with the welfare state that cradle to grave care has become a
email@example.com Jay A. Nellis firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockford, IL USA
Those who give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin