Week 22/2015 in the Death with Dignity Movement

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Last week (May 26 to May 31, 2015), SB 128 – California End of Life Option Act passed 5-2 in the Appropriations Committee and is headed to the Senate floor for a vote this Thursday. Delaware now has a proposed bill, with a hearing scheduled for this Wednesday.

A new Gallup poll shows support across the U.S. for Death with Dignity increasing by 10 percentage points, to 68%.

California

California is gearing up to the Senate floor vote on SB 128 – End of Life Option Act.

Delaware

Delaware is the latest state to see a proposed Death with Dignity bill.

Elsewhere and Other Stories

  • Maryland: A former Attorney General advocates for the Death with Dignity bill to return in the next session. “Going gentle into that good night in Md.,” Baltimore Sun, 5/27/2015
  • A new Gallup poll shows support across the U.S. for Death with Dignity increasing by 10 percentage points, to 68%. Americans favor the right-to-die regardless of their political leanings, age bracket, or how survey questions are worded.

Image by Robert Couse Baker.

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