UPDATE: Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 40 in to public act on September 28th. It is effective June 1st, 2018. In a press confe...
July 18, 2017
Baby Charlie Gard’s gov’t-appointed ‘guardian’ is a euthanasia activist
The government-appointed lawyer who supposedly speaks for Charlie Gard in court is the Chairman of Compassion in Dying, an "end-of-life" advocacy group with a sister organization that supports assisted suicide.
Victoria Butler-Cole is listed as Compassion in Dying's chairman on its website and in its financial documents. "Compassion in Dying supports people to use their existing rights within the law," it says. "We do not campaign for assisted dying, that is the focus of our sister organisation - Dignity in Dying."