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Howard legislator is primary House sponsor for death with dignity bill
Howard legislator is primary House sponsor for death with dignity bill

A member of Howard County's General Assembly delegation is the primary sponsor for a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill Marylanders.  Del. Shane Pendergrass, a Democrat from District 13, introduced the legislation in the House on Friday. She said afterward that she is sponsoring the bill "because people should have control over their own destiny. "I think that what is happening over time is, with the more interventions that we have to keep people alive -- not to give them quality of life, but to keep them alive -- the more clear it has become to people that they don't want all those interventions," she...

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