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How Legislators Voted on Act 39, Which Made Assisted Suicide Legal in Vermont

True Dignity Vermont cannot endorse candidates in next week’s elections, which will determine, at least in the short term, whether assisted suicide stays legal in  Vermont or is repealed as we hope.  We can, however, provide information, for your discernment.  Here are the names and party affiliations of those who voted for and against assisted […]

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Party Affiliations of Vermont Legislators Voting For and Against Assisted Suicide

By request, we have revised our vote tally on S. 77, the assisted suicide bill that passed and is now known as Act 39, to include the party affiliations of the legislators.  Senate Vote (Passed, 17-13) For (17): 13 Democrats, 1 Republican, 1 Democrat Progressive, 1 Progressive, 1 Progressive Democrat Working Families Party Ashe (Chittenden, […]

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Vermont Senators Voting For and Against the Assisted Suicide Bill (S.77, Now Act 32)

For the Bill Ashe (Chittenden), Ayer (Addison), Baruth (Burlington), Bray (Addison), Collins (Franklin), Fox (Chittenden), French (Rutland), Galbraith (Windham), Hartwell (Bennington), Lyons (Chittenden), MacDonald (Orange), McCormack (Windsor), Pollina (Washington), Rodgers (Essex-Orleans), Snelling (Chittenden), White (Windham), Zuckerman (Chittenden).   Against the Bill Those Senators who voted in the negative were: Benning (Caledonia), Campbell (Windsor), Cummings (Washington), […]

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House Members Who Voted FOR and AGAINST the Vermont Assisted Suicide Law (S.77, Now Act 32)

Our readers asked for these lists.  You can read them far more easily at pp. 1684 and 1685 of the House Journal, at http://www.leg.state.vt.us/docs/2014/journal/hj130513.pdf.  For S. 77, Now Act 32 (75) Bartholomew of Hartland Botzow of Pownal Burke of Brattleboro Buxton of Tunbridge Campion of Bennington Carr of Brandon Cheney of Norwich Clarkson of Woodstock […]

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