Monday, June 1, 2020

Legislature Adjourns Following Suspension; HB 2089 Presumed Dead

On May 21, 2020, the Kansas State Legislature reconvened for one day and then adjourned subsequent to action having been suspended due to the COVID-19 virus.

No action was taken on the proposed assisted suicide/euthanasia bill, HB 2089, which is now presumably dead. Barring a special session, the Legislature is adjourned until January 11, 2021.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Assisted Suicide Bill Introduced in State Legislature

On January 28, 2019, Bill HB 2089, seeking to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia, was introduced in the House of Representatives and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.

There been no activity thus far during the 2019/2020 legislative session.

The read the content of the bill click here.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Wrong On Suicide: The Letter the Kansas City Star Refused to Print

I am an attorney and president of Choice is an Illusion, a nonprofit corporation opposed to assisted suicide and euthanasia. Formed in 2010, Choice is an Illusion fights against assisted suicide and euthanasia throughout the US and in other countries.

David Grube’s guest commentary claims that Oregon’s suicide rates “overall have gone down ... since its Death with Dignity Act went into effect in 1997.” This claim is false.