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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 08:51 PM

"Doctor-assisted suicide measure...

backed by Vermont Senate committee"

http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20130201/NEWS03/302010027/Doctor-assisted-suicide-measure-backed-by-Vermont-Senate-committee?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p&nclick_check=1

"MONTPELIER — A Senate committee has voted 5-0 for a bill that would allow doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of medication to terminally ill patients who request it, though the bill’s future is far from certain.

“I’m very pleased with the results,” Senate Health & Welfare Committee Chairwoman Claire Ayer, D-Addison, said after Friday’s vote.

Mary Hahn Beerworth, executive director of Vermont Right to Life, who opposes the bill, said the committee went into the issue supporting the bill and was unswayed by testimony from those opposed..."

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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:07 PM

1. Some day I hope this can be a choice to die in dignity and in a humane treatment.

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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:10 PM

2. I hope it is ultimately enacted. Terminal illnesses are hard enough on people, as it is.

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Fri Feb 1, 2013, 09:38 PM

3. a civil right's issue

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