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Proponents say aid-in-dying bill is dead

Tim Appleton of Compassion & Choices (CTNJ file photo)
Tim Appleton of Compassion & Choices (CTNJ file photo)

HARTFORD, Conn. – A bill that would allow a terminally-ill patient take their own life will not make it out of the Judiciary Committee this year, according to proponents of the legislation.

It’s the third year in a row the bill has failed to make it out of committee.

Tim Appleton, state director of Compassion & Choices, said civil rights issues take years to gain approval. He equated the struggle to get the legislation passed with gay marriage.

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