Archive for the ‘Georgia’ Category

Good News: Georgia House of Representatives Passes a Bill to Ban Assisted Suicide

This article can be found online on many news sites, including this one: http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/17104312/assisted-suicide-would-be-banned-under-ga-law. Assisted suicide would be banned under new law 6:33 AM, Mar 8, 2012 Written by The Associated Press ATLANTA — Assisting in another person’s suicide would be become a felony crime in Georgia punishable by up to a decade in prison […]

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Bill to Prevent Assisted Suicide in Georgia Passes in Committee.

From the blog of our friend Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition http://alexschadenberg.blogspot.com/2012/02/widow-of-final-exit-network-victim-john.html The Associated Press reported yesterday that Susan Celmer, the widow of John Celmer (the man who died from assisted suicide after being counselled and encouraged by the Final Exit Network) testified in favour of Bill HB 1114, a bill that would […]

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Bill Introduced in Georgia to Outlaw Assisted Suicide

Last year we posted news stories about the Idaho legislature’s passing a bill that would outlaw assisted suicide and about . Now Georgia is attempting to do the same thing. True Dignity Vermont hopes they succeed. Here’s the AP report. Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 Ga. lawmakers want to outlaw assisted suicide By GREG BLUESTEIN and […]

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