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! … [Read more...] about And More Good News: New York State Legislature Adjourns for This Year Without Adopting the Assisted Suicide Bill.
Defeats in other states
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 … [Read more...] about Great News from Maine: The Assisted Suicide Bill Modeled on Vermont’s is Dead
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 list" is a sign that it has bogged … [Read more...] about Hopeful News: The California Legislature May Refuse to Legalize Assisted Suicide
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 … [Read more...] about More Good News: The CT Assisted Suicide Bill is Officially Dead in Committee
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 would come up for a vote on Thursday has … [Read more...] about Good News from New Jersey: Another State Has Had the Good Sense to Reject Assisted Suicide, At Least for the Time Being