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Brownback's assisted-suicide bill faces obstacle


Sam Brownback[(The Oregonian) Wyden fights assisted-suicide foe:][1] Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said Tuesday that he would attempt to block a bill that would override Oregon's physician-assisted suicide law. Wyden said he has placed a hold on the "Assisted Suicide Prevention Act," introduced by Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan. The bill would prohibit doctors from prescribing drugs for assisted suicide. A hold requires 60 votes to break.Jerry Moran[(Delta Farm Press) Moran: Let's try for something better:][2] Congress may well end up extending the 2002 farm bill, says Rep. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., "but I think there are reasons we first ought to at least try to improve on the current legislation." The chairman of the House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management said in an interview prior to the mid-year board meeting of the Delta Council at Stoneville, Miss., "from east to west, north to south, there is general and broad support for the current farm bill, and there's much discussion at the moment as to whether we should simply extend it for one, two, three, or four years. "My impression is that many in the Delta, and national farm organizations and commodity groups feel that would be the best thing to do.How to contact As always, you can find information to contact members of the Kansas congressional delegation [here.][3] [1]: http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/news/1157509508164630.xml&coll=7 [2]: http://deltafarmpress.com/news/060906-moran-legislation/ [3]: http://ljworld.com/extra/where_to_write.html#fed


cutny 11 years, 7 months ago

Why is Brownie sticking his nose in Oregon's business? What an embarrassment he is to the state of Kansas. I probably have as much respect for him as he has for me. NONE

LiberalDude 11 years, 7 months ago

I agree 100% cutny. I thought Republicans were supposed to be for less federal government and laws. Not! He works for special interest groups and money.

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