Aid-in-dying bill passes Assembly Health Committee in close vote

The Legislative Gazette, May 24, 2016

“‘By hastily rubber-stamping this deeply problematic proposal, the Assembly Health Committee has taken a step toward a future in which the lives of terminally-ill persons are treated as expendable, and in which insurance companies will be at liberty to make cost-saving coverage decisions that steer vulnerable individuals toward physician-assisted death,’ said the Rev. Jason J. McGuire, executive director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms. ‘As a matter of social justice, NYCF calls upon the full Assembly to reject this bill.'”

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