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Religious leaders respond to Question 2

Suicide proposal draws reaction

With Election Day looming, some religious leaders in Massachusetts have urged their congregations to vote against a controversial ballot question to allow doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs to certain terminally ill patients.

“I do believe that the major streams of Jewish thought would line up in agreement to the opposition of [Question] 2,” said Rabbi David J. Meyer of Temple Emanu-El in Marblehead, a Reform Jewish temple.

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