We Have A HEARING for Medical Aid In Dying! HB 2739

URGENT: Testimony needed in STRONG SUPPORT for HB 2739 which establishes a regulatory process under which an adult resident of the State with a medically confirmed terminal disease and less than six months to live may choose to obtain a prescription for medication to end the patient’s life. Imposes criminal sanctions for tampering with a patient’s request for a prescription or coercing a patient to request a prescription. HB 2739 (Medical aid in dying aka Death with Dignity) will be

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URGENT: Testimony needed in STRONG Support of SB 270 – to BAN CONVERSION THERAPY

The 2018 Legislative Session has started and bill supporting one of our major issues, supporting homeless youth, already has a hearing! We need testimony in STRONG SUPPORT for Senate Bill 270 – RELATING TO MINORS SB 270 prohibits persons licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in, attempting to engage in, or advertising sexual orientation change efforts on persons under 18 years of age. Read the bill here. SB 270 is being heard by the Senate’s Committee on Commerce, Consumer

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2018 Lt. Governor’s Candidate Forum

To help prepare for the 2018 Primary Election the LGBT Caucus and Labor Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai’i are hosting a candidate’s forum for the Democratic candidates for the Lt. Governor’s race. Candidates Participating in the forum (in order of appearance) 1. Bernard Carvalho 2. Kim Coco Iwamoto 3. Josh Green 4. William Espero 5. Jill Tokuda If you can’t make it in person we will be using the DPH’s video-conference system as well as broadcasting via Facebook

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