The hearings before the Joint Public Health Committee concerning H.1998, the so-called “aid in dying” bill take place on Tuesday, December 17. We at MCFL have every intention of defeating this bill just as a broad coalition of pro-life forces defeated a similar ballot question last November.
The only way to win, however, is to fight. For that, we all need to work together.
If some measure like 1998 eventually passes, it will be because the good ordinary people of this state let it happen, through apathy or lack of involvement. It will be because neutral voters and lukewarm supporters to lacked the imagination to see where measures like H.1998 will end up.
If a bill like H.1998 passes it will be because the good people on both side of the political divide in this state failed to care enough about the future to look forward to the day when they will wring their hands and cry, “how were we supposed to know?”
If that day comes, Here’s How…
The first Chancellor of the German Empire, Otto von Bismark is supposed to have said, “fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others.”
We’ve been warned.