We can find absolutely no press coverage of this, but the legislative session ended yesterday with no assisted suicide bill’s having been adopted. Another state declines to take the Brittany Maynard bait!
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And More Good News: New York State Legislature Adjourns for This Year Without Adopting the Assisted Suicide Bill.
Posted in Defeats in other states, New York, Uncategorized on June 27, 2015 | Comments Off on And More Good News: New York State Legislature Adjourns for This Year Without Adopting the Assisted Suicide Bill.
Here’s a link to the news, from Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. http://alexschadenberg.blogspot.ca/2015/06/maine-senate-defeats-assisted-suicide.html
Though nothing is certain at this point, Aaron Kheriaty, a psychiatrist and medical ethicist from the University of California at Irvine who is closely following the assisted suicide bill in California , writes in an article posted on the Wall Street Journal website last night that the bill’s recent placement on a Senate committee’s “suspense […]
We wrote a couple of days ago that the CT assisted suicide bill appeared to be dead. Now the death has been officially pronounced. Here’s a link to a news story: http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Aid-in-dying-bill-fails-in-committee-6190352.php
Good News from New Jersey: Another State Has Had the Good Sense to Reject Assisted Suicide, At Least for the Time Being
Posted in Defeats in other states, New Jersey on December 16, 2014 | Comments Off on Good News from New Jersey: Another State Has Had the Good Sense to Reject Assisted Suicide, At Least for the Time Being
Members of the Board of True Dignity were in the process of calling each NJ senator’s district office to urge him or her to vote against assisted suicide when we heard this wonderful news from the office of Senator Thomas Kean Jr. Having squeaked through committee with no recommendation, the assisted suicide legislation we thought […]
Here are the links to the articles about the victory in CT. How we wish they were about a victory in VT! Still, we are overjoyed that the passage of assisted suicide in Vermont did not topple the other dominoes, not at all. If passage here was a victory for “the movement”, Maine, New Hampshire, […]
Members of the Public Health Committee in the CT legislature are saying there probably won’t be a vote on the assisted suicide bill this year. If there is no vote, the bill would be dead for this session of the legislature. That is exceedingly good news, and, if true, it leaves Vermont isolated among the […]