Right to die advocates fundraise in Vermont

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An organization that promotes the right to die is asking 130,000 Vermonters for money. The Denver-based group End of Life Choices says its Vermont advisory committee includes former governors, a former lieutenant governor and a judge. The group was formerly known as the Hemlock Society.

The Vermont Medical Society is debating the issue today at a meeting in Woodstock. Dozens of legislators have sponsored a bill that would permit physician-assisted suicide. The bill is modeled after similar legislation in Oregon.

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