from Marie Tasy, Executive Director
New Jersey Right to Life
The NJ Senate may take up A2270/S382, the Physician Assisted Suicide bill on Thursday, January 7 or Monday, January 11, 2016. These are the last days of the Lame Duck Legislative Session. At this time, we are asking you do the following:
1. Call and email your State Senator and urge him/her to vote No on A2270/S382. Please do this even if you have contacted them previously. Please be sure to both email and call. You can send a pre-written email message directly by clicking on the "Take Action" prompt below.
2. Please also plan to join us at the State House on Thursday, January 7 and Monday, January 11, 2016. In order to get a parking spot, it is advisable that you come down early.Here is the plan for each day:
January 7, 2016
The Senate has committee hearings begining at 10 a.m and 1 p.m., . followed by a 2 p.m. Voting Session. We will meet in the State House Cafeteria by 9:30 a.m. on January 7 We will provide you with a sticker which shows your opposition to A2270/S382. The plan is to line the hallways of the State House as a group before the voting session and then stand outside the Senate Chambers before the 1 p.m. Voting session. Please find out who your Senator is before you come down. The goal is to speak to them and inform them you are a constitutent and that you urge them to vote No on A2270/S382. You can find who your senator is by going here and filling in your zip code.
January 11, 2016
The Senate has a voting session scheduled for 12 noon.
Meet in the State House cafeteria by 10 a.m. We will hand out stickers and stand outside the Senate voting session which begins at 12 noon. Again, the goal is for Senators to see there is significant opposition to the passage of this bill. Please plan to speak to your Senator and urge him/her to Vote No on A2270/S382. You can find your Senator by going here and filling in your zip code.
We will keep you informed of any new developments or changes in schedule.