Posted by Elissa Silverman on November 01, 2016 at 2:58 PM
Unquestionably, this is a difficult issue. It is difficult for residents with terminal illness, it is difficult for their family and friends, it is difficult for legislators. This bill truly deals with life and death, and few bills in my time on the Council have generated this type of public engagement.
I have heard from many District residents and from people all over the country—and even received one email from Italy. People are very passionate about this issue and want to make sure we make the right decision.Read more