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MA Voters To Decide Right-To-Die

“Right-to-die” advocates have mounted a high-profile initiative campaign in what might seem to be unlikely territory: heavily Catholic Massachusetts.

On Election Day, voters in the Bay State will consider whether to approve the “Death With Dignity Act,” a measure that would make Massachusetts just the third state in the country to formally approve physician-assisted suicide. The proposal, identified as Question 2 on the ballot, is nearly identical to laws passed in Oregon in 1994 and in Washington in 2008.

Source: Stateline.org. Read full article. (link)

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