Norton Prepared To Defend D.C.’s Death With Dignity Law After Republican Announces New Attack

Norton Prepared to Defend D.C.’s Death with Dignity Law after Republican Announces New Attack

Apr 17, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today blasted Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) for launching another attack on the District of Columbia’s medical aid-in-dying law, the Death with Dignity Act (DWDA).  Wenstrup told the Washington Free Beacon that, “We were unable to put language repealing the D.C….law into recent spending legislation, but I am hopeful that we will be able to do so in next year’s legislation.”  Norton has defeated previous attempts by Wenstrup and other Republicans block, nullify and repeal the DWDA, which is now law.  She has particularly used the …

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