An assisted suicide bill being considered in Connecticut faces opposition from disability rights activists over what they contend is a lack of safeguards against the abuse of vulnerable populations, such as the elderly or the disabled. The legislature in the Nutmeg State is considering a bill that would allow physicians to provide lethal prescriptions to terminally sick adult patients who want to end their lives. Second Thoughts Connecticut is a group of disability rights advocates in the state who oppose legalizing assisted suicide. According to the newspaper, similar bills introduced in years past would have required patients wanting to receive lethal prescriptions to submit two written requests to an attending physician at least 15 days apart with two other people witnessing each request. The consulting physician would also need to confirm if the patient is competent enough to make the decision and that it is being done so voluntarily. The state legislature has previously considered similar measures in recent years but none passed out of committee.
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The population was 34, at the census. Early Hudson's Bay Company hunters and trappers, following the Siskiyou Trail , passed through the site beginning in the s. In the late s, settlers mostly American following the Applegate Trail began traveling through the area on their way to the Willamette Valley. The city states  that the name was selected to honor General Ulysses S. Grant 's success at Vicksburg. The Grants Pass post office was established on March 22,
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The Homestead Acts were several laws in the United States by which an applicant could acquire ownership of government land or the public domain, typically called a homestead. An extension of the homestead principle in law, the Homestead Acts were an expression of the Free Soil policy of Northerners who wanted individual farmers to own and operate their own farms, as opposed to Southern slave-owners who wanted to buy up large tracts of land and use slave labor, thereby shutting out free white farmers. The first of the acts, the Homestead Act of , opened up millions of acres.