Quality e-Newsletter
Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

Hundreds pack VT House for death bill

USA Today / The Burlington Free Press, January 31, 2013
Hundreds gave their thoughts Tuesday on a bill that would allow terminally ill patients in Vermont to hasten their deaths. If the bill becomes law, Vermont would be the third state to allow physicians to prescribe lethal doses to those with less than six months to live who request the option. Oregon and Washington have such laws. Massachusetts voters defeated a similar law at the polls in November.