Capitol Update - Assisted Suicide Defeated!!!
The Conference has some good news to share - legislation that would have allowed physician assisted suicide was stopped at the Capitol after the tireless efforts of you, your friends, and fellows in faith.
With six weeks to the end of the legislative session , the Conference will continue to promote our agenda of life, working with others who share our common goals of religious protection and free speech. The Conference will also closely be watching the budget process and amendments to legislation to protect our rights.
Your Voices Were Heard; Legalization Of Physician Assisted Suicide Fails in Committee
SB 1076 did not have enough votes to be referred to the state Senate
Your Voices Were Heard to Stop Taxpayer Funding of Abortions!
The Human Services Committee failed to take action on HB 6618 - "An Act Concerning Medical Assistance for Certain Persons Receiving Abortion Care and Related Services in Connecticut". Therefore, the bill died in committee. On April 18th, the Appropriations Committee eliminated Governor Lamont's proposal to included $2 million in the proposed state budget to pay for low-income women from other states to receive abortions in our state.
SJR 42 - "Resolution Proposing a State Constitutional Amendment Concerning a Right to Privacy"
Physician Assisted Suicide to be considered by Public Health Committee - Again
Once again the Public Health Committee has decided to considered legalizing physician assisted suicide (PAS) in Connecticut. This will be the 10th time PAS legislation has been considered since 2013.
New proposal to use taxpayers money to fund abortions for out-of-state low-income women - Governor budgets $2 million
HB 6618 requires the State of Connecticut, through the Department of Social Services, to use Connecticut taxpayer funds to pay for 100% of the cost of abortion services for out-of-state low- income women.
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