International Chair - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition
Assisted Suicide bill H 1998 in Massachusetts appears to be dead.
The Associated Press is reporting that:
On Tuesday the Public Health Committee recommended the bill be sent to a study committee, a common way of essentially ensuring no action will be taken before the end of the formal session.On November 6, 2012 Massachusetts citizens defeated Ballot Question 2 (assisted suicide) by a vote of 51.1% to 48.9%. A close vote that indicated that the majority of Massachusetts citizens opposed the legalization of assisted suicide.
Yesterday, the media reported that Connecticut assisted suicide bill HB 5326 was likely dead.
On March 12, New Mexico Attorney General Gary King appealed the assisted suicide court decision in New Mexico.
On March 6, the New Hampshire House of Representatives overwhelmingly defeated assisted suicide bill HB 1325.
Congratulations to everyone who worked to defeat the assisted suicide bill in Massachusetts.