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Doctor-Prescribed Suicide Bill Introduced in California

 

Doctor-Prescribed Suicide Bill Introduced in California

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California lawmakers are being asked to create a right to die in new legislation proposed this week. SB 128, by Senators Monning (D-Monterey) and Wolk (D-Napa), attempts to legalize doctor-prescribed suicide in the Golden State.

In a press conference playing heavily on emotion, the two senators and their co-authors contended that everyone has a right to a lethal dose of drugs to end their life when faced with a terminal illness. Advocates for the disabled and the elderly objected vehemently. Marilyn Goldman, a spokesperson for the group Not Dead Yet, called the practice a “deadly mix” in our cost-driven healthcare system and a danger to a great many vulnerable people

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