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CT Catholic Conference strongly opposes HB 5898

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The Public Health Committee of the CT General Assembly will be holding a public hearing this Monday, March 18, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. regarding physician-assisted suicide (Bill number: HB 5898 An Act Concerning Aid in Dying for Terminally Ill Patients).

The CT Catholic Conferences strongly opposes HB 5898; and is asking others to do the same in the following ways:

  1. By Sat., March 16th, 12:00Noon –  Submit written testimony –in PDF or Word format only – via email to PHtestimony@cga.ct.gov
  2. On Mon., March 18
    8:00 AM – Sign up in the 1st floor atrium of the Legislative Office Building (LOB) to present oral testimony.
    10:30 AM** –   Public Hearing begins in LOB Room 1D
  3. Starting today (thru next Fri., 3/22), please call the Public Health Committee at 860-240-0560 to “express opposition to HB 5898.”
  4. Please also email and call your state legislators directly to express opposition to HB 5898. Legislator contact information can be located using the ctcatholic.org website.

** If people plan to testify in person, and/or show support in numbers by coming to view the hearing in person, they should expect a long day (which could go as late as midnight).