If Souki’s tallies are right, medically-assisted-death bill has fighting chance to survive
By Richard Borreca
Feb. 26, 2017
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House Speaker Joe Souki is tallying up the votes for SB 1129, which would allow a terminally ill person to get a prescription for medication to be self-administered to end the patient’s life. It will be a close vote, writes Richard Borreca. Legislators will get little political benefit, but the public benefit of voting for compassion and empathy is immense.