Suicide is still a common-law crime in Virginia-2.19.2020

Steve Mittendorff testifying in favor of abolishing this law in memory of his deceased wife, Nicole Mittendorff

2021 Bill is here.

HB1063-2.19.2020-After 25 hours, and a $100 worth of parking fees, not to mention lost wages since I’m self-employed, our team met defeat yet again. I had been there for about 2.5 hours but I had to leave for a speaking engagement.

My argument was that no matter what you think about suicide, it’s declared a public health issue by the National Institutes of Health, The Department of Defense and the World Health Organization. If they see it as … Read more...