Friday, February 04, 2011

Urgent Action Alert: NO on Hawaii Senate Bill 803 Doctor-Prescribed Death

Doctor-Prescribed Death Bill (SB 803)
Scheduled for Hearing in the Senate Health Committee
Monday, February 7, 2:45 pm
State Capitol - Auditorium (bottom level of the capitol)

The doctor-prescribed death bill (SB 803 entitled Death with Dignity) has been scheduled by the Senate Health Committee.

Click here for good reasons to OPPOSE physician-assisted suicide from Hawaii Family Forum.
Click here to see other important links regarding physician-assisted suicide.

We are asking for your help in these ways:
  • Submit testimony in opposition to this bill to the Senate Health Committee at HTHTestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov. Please remember to stick to the talking points and be courteous at all times.
  • Come to the hearing on Monday at 2:45 (in the auditorium of the State Capitol). It is anticipated that there will be many people attending this hearing and several people from the disability community. Please be respectful and allow the outside seating for those in wheelchairs. If you want to come early to ensure a seat, please do so. Bring your friends and family with you!
  • Call the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee (below) and ask them to OPPOSE SB 803.
  • Ask at least 2-3 other people to do these things as well.

SENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE

Senator Josh Green, Chair | Phone: (808) 586-9385
Senator Clarence Nishihara | Phone: (808) 586-6970

Senator Rosalyn Baker | Phone: (808) 586-6070
Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland | Phone: (808) 586-6130
Senator Maile Shimabukuro | Phone: (808) 586-7793
Senator Glenn Wakai | Phone: (808) 586-8585
Senator Sam Slom | Phone: (808) 586-8420

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