Here’s the Sacramento Bee story. http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article23113641.html. Can this be defeated in the CA Assembly? If not, will Governor Jerry Brown veto it? If this bill passes, California will be the second state, after Vermont, to legalize assisted suicide through legislative action.
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Posted in Canada, Canada Supreme Court, Colorado, Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide Two Sides of the Same Coin, Expansion of Assisted Suicide/Euthanasia, Legal Opinions, Legislative Efforts in Other States, Rejections of Assisted Suicide in other states, Uncategorized on February 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Bad But Not Hopeless News From Canada: Good News from Colorado
In a shocking unanimous decision yesterday, Canada’s Supreme Court overturned the long-standing countrywide ban on doctor assisted death. The ruling applies to the whole country. Because the ruling did not, as far as we can glean from newspaper reports, require that the poison by which a person’s life would be ended must be self administered, […]
If he had had enough votes to pass it, Senate President Stephen Sweeney would surely have called it to the floor yesterday, December 18. According to disability rights activist John Kelly, “The next scheduled voting session of the Senate is January 13, and if Sweeney has the votes by then, it will surely be posted. […]
Action Alert! Contact Every New Jersey Senator Today. Ask Him or Her to Vote against the Assisted Suicide Bill.
Posted in Alerts, Legislative Efforts in Other States, New Jersey, Uncategorized on December 17, 2014 | Comments Off on Action Alert! Contact Every New Jersey Senator Today. Ask Him or Her to Vote against the Assisted Suicide Bill.
Thanks to www.noassistedsuicidenj.org for this alphabetical list of the New Jersey Senators, with each one’s phone number and email address. http://noassistedsuicidenj.org/images/NJ%20Legislators.pdf Yesterday we stopped calling when we heard that the assisted suicide bill is not posted for debate and a vote on Thursday, December 18. Since that time, however, we have heard that the bill was […]
Stephen Mendelsohn Nails the Difference between Proponents and Opponents: “We” vs. “Me, Myself, and I”
Posted in Connecticut, Legislative Efforts in Other States, Selfishness of Proponents on March 21, 2014 | Comments Off on Stephen Mendelsohn Nails the Difference between Proponents and Opponents: “We” vs. “Me, Myself, and I”
The first link is to a video of Stephen Mendelsohn’s fantastic speech at the Second Thought news conference in Connecticut this week. The second is to a transcript of the same remarks at the press conference, which he writes were substantially the same as his testimony in the legislature. Stephen Mendelsohn Nails the Difference between […]
The Patient Rights Council reported on May 15 that the assisted suicide bill recently introduced in the NY Assembly has been withdrawn by its sponsor.
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 […]