Connecticut Mulls Easing Assisted-Suicide Penalties The Connecticut legislature considers easing the penalties for assisting in suicides. The legislation was prompted by the case of Hunt Williams, who is charged with manslaughter after he advised a friend with terminal cancer on how to shoot himself and helped load the gun. John Dankosky of member station WNPR reports.
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Connecticut Mulls Easing Assisted-Suicide Penalties

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Connecticut Mulls Easing Assisted-Suicide Penalties

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The Connecticut legislature considers easing the penalties for assisting in suicides. The legislation was prompted by the case of Hunt Williams, who is charged with manslaughter after he advised a friend with terminal cancer on how to shoot himself and helped load the gun. John Dankosky of member station WNPR reports.