Washington state debates the right to die

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Supporters of a controversial right-to-die initiative in Washington state are expected to head to the State House this morning to deliver a petition bearing 225,000 signatures in support of the bill. In a grimly ironic twist, the chief opponent of the proposition and the chief defender are both ill with Parkinson’s disease.
Guest: Reporter Austin Jenkins, who covers elections and campaigns for the Public Radio Northwest News Network.

Contributors:

Noel King

Comments [2]

Naysayer

Start running "The Takeaway" on Washington State Public Radio. They'll be begging for the right to die.

Jul. 02 2008 04:15 PM
James English

Right-to-Die in Washington state not a good idea.

Those who wish to live with their illness are diminished by those who wish to die. Funding for terminally ill, clinically depressed will no longer be considered necessary.

Jul. 02 2008 11:30 AM

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