Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Pro-Deathers Back At It In Hawaii

The fight to legalize assisted suicide continues in Hawaii, with the pro-deathers scraping the bottom of the legal barrel to try to change the law.
1909 Hawaii law at center of death debate
Proponents and opponents of assisted suicide in Hawaii say they are locked in debate over a 102-year-old provision of state law that seems to allow it.
Proponents are pushing to make Hawaii the fourth U.S. state to legalize physician-assisted death, ABC News reported Monday.
A national group, Compassion and Choices, and the Hawaii Death With Dignity Society have found a provision in Hawaiian law they say means aid in dying has been legal all along. more

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