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Maryland Right to Life Action Alert on Assisted Suicide

by | Feb 13, 2024

Cassilly: Md. ‘End-of-life Option Act’ about money, not compassion

By READER COMMENTARY – Baltimore Sun
February 8, 2024 at 6:38 a.m.

The General Assembly is about to vote on whether we should encourage suicide by the aged and poor to reduce our medical costs. Advocates for Senate Bill 443 misleadingly proclaim the bill is all about allowing the terminally ill to die without pain. But the truth behind this misguided effort is clearly exposed by the provisions of the bill and the current law.

Read the article in full HERE.


This Friday, February 16th, the House HGO and Judiciary Committees will hold a joint virtual legislative hearing on HB403, the House version of proposed Assisted Suicide legislation.

Written testimony must be submitted TOMORROW 2/14 from 8AM – 6PM.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS TO OPPOSE ASSISTED SUICIDE IN MARYLAND

1) Please go to the TAKE ACTION tab at MDRTL.org to learn more and to send a pre-written, editable, message to hearing committee members as well as your state Representatives and Senator. We need to send thousands of emails and phone calls, and YOUR VOICE MATTERS.

REMEMBER – Your voice is strongest when you CALL legislator offices and inform the legislative aid that you OPPOSE Assisted Suicide and urge a “NO” vote. You will not be required to debate. Phone numbers for your legislators office will display when you click the phone icon after sending the email message.

2) To submit written testimony, you must create a MyMGA account and then sign up online TOMORROW, Wednesday 2/14 from 8AM-6PM using the following user friendly tutorial links and sign up page:

Tutorials: MyMGA New Account & Witness Signup

Sign In to MGA Tracking for Written Testimony

OR CONTACT Julie@mdrtl.org, 410 269-6397 for assistance.

We are here to help you!

Categories: State Legislation