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Hawai‘i Aid-in-Dying Legislation Advances
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(Helena, Mont. – Mar. 24, 2017) — The Montana Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on SB 360 today, a bill introduced by Sen. Albert Olszewski (SD 6), that would allow the state of Montana to charge physicians with murder for writing a prescription for aid-in-dying medication for a terminally ill adult who requests it […]Read More
Despite the monumental efforts of citizen advocates from across the state, the Medical Aid in Dying Act has been deferred by the House Health Committee and did not receive a vote following today’s hearing. This means the advancement of the bill has been halted after unprecedented progress this year. Although this is not the outcome […]Read More
A new bill has been introduced in the State Senate (SB360) that seeks to undermine the Montana Supreme Court’sBaxter v. Montana decision, which protects doctors who provide dying patients with medical aid in dying. SB360 does not attempt to do this by outlawing the practice; as you know, that effort failed earlier this year. Instead, it […]Read More