• assisted suicide April 11, 2022 5:54 pm

    Committee Defeats End-of-Life Bill in Parliamentary Tactic

    A bill that would allow terminally ill adults in Connecticut to request medication to help them die was suddenly derailed Monday by an unusual parliamentary procedure during a committee vote. Advocates had expressed optimism this would finally be the year, after roughly a decade of emotional debate, the legislation would be voted on by the full House of Representatives and…

  • aid in dying February 26, 2021 12:28 pm

    Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Aid in Dying Legislation

    Connecticut state legislators are considering a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to request help from a doctor to end their life. The public health committee held a public hearing on Friday. Lawmakers listened to more than 100 people testify. But this isn’t the first time this topic has come before them. This is at least the eighth time…

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