This is good news. Look, all we've had is bad news recently so this is my emotional life raft to you.
A controversial bill aimed at legalizing physician-assisted suicide in the Bay State appears to be off the table for the current legislative session.Compassionate Care is what they're calling it. Killing is what sane people call it.
The proposal was facing a key Thursday deadline, in which the joint legislative committee tasked with its review had to determine whether or not to issue a favorable report.
State Rep. Jim Lyons (R-Andover), who serves on the Joint Committee on Public Health — the body tasked with responding to the deadline — said members voted to recommend that the bill undergo further review.
“In effect, that means it’s dead,” Lyons said, adding that the decision was announced Wednesday morning