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(HELENA, MONTANA — Feb. 23, 2017) A woman whose father, Bob Baxter, led the successful legal fight to authorize medical aid in dying as a peaceful option to end unbearable suffering for terminally ill adults in Montana, will testify tomorrow against a bill to ban the medical practice in the state. Baxter’s daughter, Leslie Mutchler, […]Read More
On February 15, the State Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection and Health Committee voted overwhelmingly (6-0 with 1 excused) to pass medical aid-in-dying legislation (SB 1129) out of committee following a public hearing on the bill! Supporters crowded the room at the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass the Hawai‘i Death with Dignity Act, introduced […]Read More
On Monday, Rep. Brad Tschida introduced a draconian new bill (HB 536) that seeks to outlaw medical aid in dying in Montana and impose harsh penalties, including prison time — or even the death penalty — on doctors who participate. The proposed legislation would allow physicians to be prosecuted for homicide, a crime with the […]Read More