Congress Will Vote to Stop Washington D.C. From Legalizing Assisted Suicide

National   Alex Schadenberg   Jan 10, 2017   |   7:42PM    Washington, DC

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the assisted suicide bill on December 19. The US Congress has 30 working days to vote NO to assisted suicide in DC.

The Washington Examiner reported that:

It is not clear if Congress will approve the legislation. It has blocked D.C. legislation before, most recently the city’s recreational marijuana law. Under the Constitution, Congress has to sign off on all D.C. laws.

The Washington Post reported on January 10th that Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that oversees District affairs told reporters that he intends to stop the DC assisted suicide bill. Chaffetz stated that he:

fundamentally disagrees with the bill

LifeNews.com Note: Alex Schadenberg is the executive director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition and you can read his blog here.

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