The very dangerous assisted suicide bill passed by the House on May 1, 2013 will be debated and voted on by the Senate next Tuesday, May 7. Please call the State House Sgt.at Arms Monday, May 6. The numbers are 802 828 2228 or 1-800-322-5616. Leave a message for your senator(s) asking them to oppose this legislation, modeled on that of another state and funded by … [Read more...] about EMAIL SENATORS THIS WEEKEND. CALL THE STATE HOUSE ON MONDAY. BE THERE ON TUESDAY, MAY 7
This battle is not over but has simply moved back to the Senate, where the fate of the legislation is far from certain. Some Senators are quite displeased with the bill in its current form. If your House representatives voted against S.77, we hope you call or email to thank him or her. Many of these people stood firm under great pressure, including pressure from big out of … [Read more...] about Senate Vote Tuesday, May 7
The floor debate and the first vote on the assisted suicide bill is scheduled to take place tomorrow, April 30. There are still two things we can do to stop this dangerous legislation: Call the State House at 802-828-2228. Give your name and your town. Say that you want to leave a message for your representative or representatives to vote NO on the House version of S. … [Read more...] about Urgent Alert: Floor Debate and Vote Tomorrow
It is vitally important to call your representatives this weekend, telling them to oppose assisted suicide legislation that will come up for House votes on Tuesday and Wednesday. Now is the last minute, the time when the citizens of Vermont stepped forward to stop this in 2007. We can do it again. It's not too late. If you called in response to our last alert, please call … [Read more...] about Have You Called Your Representatives Yet? Please do.
By an 8-4 vote, the House Judiciary Committee yesterday passed an assisted suicide bill modeled after Oregon's. The committee struck several amendments designed to convince members that our law would have better safeguards, as if that were possible anyway. The bill will come to a vote in the full House on Tuesday. If it passes on first reading, there will be a second and … [Read more...] about House Judiciary Committee Sends Oregon Style Assisted Suicide Bill to the Full House for a Vote: Please Call Your Representatives and Ask Them to Vote NO.