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NJ Senate Health and Human Services Committee holds 2nd hearing, releases A2270/S382, assisted suicide bill with reservations

Please read the article below and continue to call your Senator and urge him/her to Vote No on A2270/S382.   You can also use our Legislative Action Center to take action on this legislation. Thank you.   New Jersey Senate committee advances assisted-suicide bill DECEMBER 15, 2014, 6:37 PM    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014, 7:59 PM BY DUSTIN RACIOPPI STATE HOUSE BUREAU THE RECORD After … Continue reading

2nd Hearing scheduled for Physician Assisted Suicide bill, A2270/S382. Please take action!

A second hearing has been scheduled on December 15 at 10:30 a.m. on the Physician Assisted Suicide bill (A2270/S382). Please join us down in Trenton on Monday to show our opposition to this bill. Please email feedback@njrtl.org for details. Please include your name and contact information in the email. Please also email and phone your State Senator, especially if he/she is a member of the … Continue reading

Senate Health Committee Chair Schedules A2270/S382 for Hearing on December 8th for Discussion Purposes. Only Invited Guests Permitted to Testify.

On December 3, 2014, Senator Joseph Vitale (D-19), The Senate Health Committee Chair, issued a notice notifying members that the Physician Assisted Suicide Bill, A2270/S382, would be scheduled for a hearing on Monday, December 8th for discussion purposes only. Included in the notice was a stipulation that only invited guests would be permitted to testify. NJRTL sent a letter to Senator Vitale asking him to please change … Continue reading

If A2270/S382 Passes, Will NJ Taxpayers be Funding Physician-Assisted Suicide?

On November 18th, during the Assembly floor debate on A2270, the physician assisted bill, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) asked Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-3), the bill sponsor, some very important questions related to taxpayer funding of assisted suicide.  Assemblyman Webber said he noticed there was no prohibition on the use of state funds – either state medicaid funds or monies through the state health benefits plans … Continue reading

Let’s Be Honest: Assembly Bill is About Suicide, Not Dignity

Doblin: Let’s be honest: Assembly bill is about suicide, not dignity NOVEMBER 17, 2014    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2014, 1:21 AM BY ALFRED P. DOBLIN THE RECORD Print I AM not evil. According to Brittany Maynard, I am. Maynard was the 29-year-old terminally ill woman who moved from California to Oregon so she could commit suicide on Nov. 1. I am not evil, and … Continue reading

See How Your Two Assembly Members Voted on the Physician Assisted Suicide Bill, A2270. Action Needed to Defeat it in the Senate!

The Physician Assisted Bill (A2270) passed the NJ Assembly on November 13th by a vote of 41-31. The vote tally is listed below. The bill now moves to the State Senate. Action Still Needed to Defeat A2270/S382: Please Contact your State Senator and urge them to vote No on A2270/S382, then call and email Governor Christie and urge him to Veto A2270/S382 if it reaches … Continue reading

Know the Facts about A2270: ‘Aid in Dying’ Bill Riddled with Fatal Flaws

As appeared in the online edition of the Asbury Park Press on October 16, 2014. TASY: ‘Aid in Dying’ bill riddled with flaws Marie Tasy 3:29 p.m. EDT October 16, 2014 The Sept. 28 Asbury Park Press editorial, “Offer choice, mercy to terminally ill,” attempts to make the case for the Legislature to legalize physician-assisted suicide. Its position originates from the mistaken notion that the legislation … Continue reading

Assisted Suicide Cannot Promise You a Peaceful or Painless Death

Read this article, then please take Immediate Action to OPPOSE Bill A2270, which will legalize physician assisted suicide in our state. Go to the “Legislation” tab on the top red bar of this page to tell your legislators to vote NO and get more information! Sponsors are pushing for a vote this fall in the Assembly!  Assisted suicide cannot promise you a peaceful or painless … Continue reading

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