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« on: March 27, 2012, 03:23:05 pm »
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The Assembly will now consider the legislation introduced by the Representative from MA.  Debate will last 72 hours.


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Choice in Health Act

Registered organ donors may additionally designate that they do not wish to donate their organs to currently or formerly-serving elected or appointed government officials.
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« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2012, 03:33:37 pm »
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Uh...
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« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2012, 03:41:12 pm »
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So... certain people should be deprived of the Right to Life because some don't like the occupation they chose to pursue?
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« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2012, 03:43:07 pm »
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Okay, the libertarians have to go.
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« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2012, 06:09:00 pm »
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/25/us-usa-cheney-idUSBRE82N0FK20120325

If I die, I don't want my organs going to Dick Cheney.  Apparently that is too much to ask.

(Also, aren't people entitled to a right to their own bodies?  Or does the right to life supercede that?  I'm so confused...)
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« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2012, 06:12:47 pm »
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/25/us-usa-cheney-idUSBRE82N0FK20120325

If I die, I don't want my organs going to Dick Cheney.  Apparently that is too much to ask.

(Also, aren't people entitled to a right to their own bodies?  Or does the right to life supercede that?  I'm so confused...)

Well, me neither, but I wouldn't want the man to die.

You do have a right to your own body.  You have the right to not donate your organs.  Specifying who you don't want them going to just seems a little... for lack of a better word... evil?
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« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2012, 06:30:52 pm »
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I have no problem with this legislation, other than its name anyway.  Now, would this just be someone indiscriminately checking that they don't want any official receiving said organ? 
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« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2012, 06:32:27 pm »
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This will be vetoed if passed.
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« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2012, 09:30:17 pm »
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Those who choose to donate organs do not have the right to play God and determine who is most deserving or most in need.

First elected or appointed government officials, then who next?

So you let little three year old Johnny's daddy die because the organ donor doesn't like government officials.   

This decision of who organs go is to be made by qualified medical professionals.

I shall oppose this bill.

And thank you Governor for your promise to veto this bill if passed.  If this bill had been passed when I was Governor, I would have vetoed it as well.
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« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2012, 06:27:59 am »
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Debate time has expired.  The Assembly will now vote on the final text.  This vote will last 24 hours, or until all members have voted.


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Registered organ donors may additionally designate that they do not wish to donate their organs to currently or formerly-serving elected or appointed government officials.
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« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2012, 09:15:10 am »
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« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2012, 12:00:01 pm »
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« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2012, 09:14:09 pm »
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Abstain
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« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2012, 09:33:10 pm »
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Aye.
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« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2012, 10:58:13 pm »
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July 2 , 2014

President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like.

In a new Quinnipiac University Poll, 33% named Obama the worst president since World War II, and 28% put Bush at the bottom of post-war presidents.

OBAMA WORSE THAN DUBYA!  WHO KNEW?
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« Reply #15 on: April 01, 2012, 08:04:21 pm »
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Voting time has expired.  The Ayes are 1, Nays 3, with one abstention.  The bill fails.
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