Hawaii House tables physician-assisted suicide bill

Comes a week after New Mexico Senate rejects similar proposal By Dave Andrusko Citing a “lack of specifics” and the absence of safeguards to protect vulnerable people, the seven-member Hawaii House Health Committee tabled a “Death with Dignity” bill. Thursday’s conclusion in the committee on the Senate Bill 1129 was exactly the opposite of the …

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CENSORED: Hawaiian Lawmakers Keep Pro-Lifers from Defending Free Speech

By Jay Hobbs As if they weren’t singled out enough already by legislation that would force them to promote state taxpayer-funded abortions, leaders at the five pro-life pregnancy help centers in Hawaii are starting to realize just how stacked the deck is against them. Given the opportunity to submit testimony prior to the state senate’s …

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Hawaii’s Anti-Pregnancy Center Bill Goes to Senate Vote

By Jay Hobbs The Aloha State’s attempt to crack down on pro-life pregnancy centers by forcing them to advertise state taxpayer-funded abortions moved onto the Senate floor, after clearing its latest hurdle Thursday in Honolulu. Passing the Ways and Means Committee on a 7-2 vote, the bill would mandate that Hawaii’s five community-funded pregnancy locations …

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Not Dead Yet leader submits testimony against Hawaii assisted suicide bill

Editor’s note. This testimony by Anita Cameron in opposition to SB 1129 was posted on the Not Dead Yet website on Feb 14. Good day. Thank you very much for allowing me to offer my thoughts to you today. My name is Anita Cameron. I am a 51-year-old with multiple disabilities, two of which are …

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Hawaii joins states forcing Pregnancy Help Centers to promote abortion

By Jay Hobbs Add Hawaii to a growing list of U.S. states seeking to force pro-life pregnancy help centers to promote abortion. Twin bills were introduced in the both houses of the legislature last week calling for the organizations to post signage referring clients to state-covered abortions. Mirroring a 2015 California law that compels pregnancy …

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Hawaii Suicide Bill Abandons “Safeguards”

By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suiciders are running a scam. They assure a wary public that legalization is designed to be a rare event, only resorted to by the terminally ill when nothing else can be done to eliminate suffering. Then, they push the normalization of assisted suicide with all their might and the millions …

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Pro-Assisted Suicide Advocates Falsely Advertise Suicide as Legal in Hawaii

By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics Earlier this month, Hawaii Death With Dignity, a group which promotes doctor-prescribed death, held a meeting at their state capital announcing Hawaii was the 4th state to legalize assisted suicide.   This is flat-out incorrect on several grounds.  First, assisted suicide has been specifically legalized in …

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