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 19, 2017
Washington, DC rushes to implement assisted suicide before Congress blocks it
After a U.S. House Committee voted to invalidate Washington, D.C.'s legalization of assisted suicide, the district's mayor Muriel Bowser announced the law would immediately go into effect.
On July 13, the House Appropriations Committee advanced a measure overturning the law 28-24. Congress may repeal local D.C. laws 30 days after they're passed. Because it's been much longer than that, Rep. Andy Harris, R-MD, proposed an amendment to a budget bill that would nulify the D.C. assisted suicide law. Click here for more from LifeSiteNews