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Closely monitor ‘aid in dying’

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    House Health and Human Services and Judiciary Committees holds a public hearing on the so-called Death with Dignity bill that would allow terminally ill adults to end their lives with a lethal dose of prescription medication. Rep. Scott Nishimoto, left, judiciary chairman, and Rep. John Mizuno, chair of committee, listen during hearing.

Ultimately, it is compassion that is driving measures such as HB 2739 through the life-or-death gauntlet. But ensuring that someone is not deprived of their chance at life — that’s compassion, as well. Read more

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