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Down to the Wire in Washington, D.C.

February 14, 2017

We were at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform last night, attending a hearing where members of Congress discussed a resolution to block the D.C. Death with Dignity Act from becoming law. As we expected,…

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Week 6/2017 in the Death with Dignity Movement

February 13, 2017

In the week from February 6 to February 12, 2017: An assisted dying bill was tabled in a Utah House Committee. Washington, D.C. prepared for today’s markup of the US House resolution to block the new Death with Dignity law.

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#HandsOffDC

February 10, 2017

The resolution to nullify the D.C. Death with Dignity Act will be marked up in the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Monday, February 13, at 5:30 p.m., in Room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

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Week 5/2017 in the Death with Dignity Movement

February 6, 2017

In the week from January 30 to February 5, 2017: The President nominated Neil Gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court; Judge Gorsuch is the author of a book arguing against “assisted suicide” titled, The Future of…

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Week 4/2017 in the Death with Dignity Movement

January 30, 2017

In the week from January 23 to January 29, 2017: Assisted dying bills were introduced in the New York, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania state legislatures. The Hawaii Medical Association changed its position on aid-in-dying legislation from opposed to neutral. California…

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