Connecticut lawmakers are revisiting legislation that would allow physicians to prescribe medication to help mentally competent, terminally ill patients end their lives.
Vermont’s lawmakers approved a bill Monday night allowing doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it, making it the first state in the country to give legislative backing to assisted suicide.
By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday he hasn’t yet decided whether to support a bill being considered by Connecticut lawmakers that would permit a physician to […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A legislative committee is expected to hear divergent opinions about a bill that would allow a physician to prescribe medication to a dying patient who wants to end their own life. […]