Hawaii lawmakers delay vote on assisted suicide bill

Hawaii lawmakers delay vote on assisted suicide bill

After twenty years of debate on the controversial issue of medical aid-in-dying, a decision on the controversial topic will have to wait yet another day.

Lawmakers delayed a critical decision until noon Wednesday after listening to five hours of testimony from 120 people.

“Passing this assisted suicide bill may mean that if he should become critically ill, I would be expected perhaps even forced to terminate his life,” said Ana Togaci who spoke of her son who has special needs.

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