‘Death with dignity’ bill dies at the Capitol

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‘Death with dignity’ bill dies at the Capitol

Emotional 11-hour hearing ends with measure’s defeat
Colorado Rep. Lois Court, D-Denver, consoles Carol Stork of Delta, on Friday after her testimony about the death of her terminally-ill husband, Albert. After an 11-hour hearing, the House Public Health Care and Human Services Committee voted 8 to 5 to defeat the “death with dignity” measure, which would have allowed the terminally ill to receive doctor-prescribed medication to die.

‘Death with dignity’ bill dies at the Capitol

Colorado Rep. Lois Court, D-Denver, consoles Carol Stork of Delta, on Friday after her testimony about the death of her terminally-ill husband, Albert. After an 11-hour hearing, the House Public Health Care and Human Services Committee voted 8 to 5 to defeat the “death with dignity” measure, which would have allowed the terminally ill to receive doctor-prescribed medication to die.
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