Catherine Ludlum

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‘Aid in dying’ bill offers hope, generates fear

A divided audience intently listened to public testimony at a hearing on an "aid in dying" -- or, to opponents, "assisted suicide" -- bill earlier this year.

More than 500 witnesses submitted public-hearing testimony about H.B. 5326, An Act Concerning Compassionate Aid in Dying for Terminally Ill Patients. But the essence of arguments pro and con could be distilled Monday in the opposing testimonies of two women. Continue Reading →

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Emergency responders, disability advocates back end-of-life care proposal for CT


A high-profile “assisted suicide” proposal has captured much attention and controversy in the state Capitol. But many people believe another end-of-life care proposal has a better chance of becoming law this year. Continue Reading →

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