Find out what your vote on Question 2 will mean.
On Nov. 6, Massachusetts voters will be asked to vote on three questions along with the state and federal political races. Question 2 is regarding whether doctors should be allowed to prescribe medication to end life. "This proposed law would allow a physician licensed in Massachusetts to prescribe medication, at a terminally ill patient’s request, to end that patient’s life," the Massachusetts Secretary of State's website says. According to the website a "yes" vote would allow for the prescription of life-ending medication. A "no" vote would make no change to the current law and keep the practice illegal.
Bill could nullify the need for the issue to be on the ballot this fall.
A bill sent to the governor's desk this week could take one of the three questions off the ballot this November. On Tuesday, the last day of the Legislative session, the two sides in the "Right to Repair" debate reached an agreement that could make the fall vote unnecessary. According to the bill, automakers would be required make available to independent mechanics all repair codes and other diagnostic information but have time to satisfy a mandate that all new cars sold in Massachusetts include an onboard diagnostic and repair information system that can be accessed from a laptop computer, according to the Boston Herald. Thursday the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Global Automakers sent Gov. Deval Patrick a letter urging him to …