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Dem split stalls right-to-die bill

Dem split stalls right-to-die bill

By James Poulos . Under pressure from powerful faith-based constituencies, Southern California Democrats serving in the Assembly have broken rank with their party and halted its so-called “right-to-die bill,” which cleared the Senate early last month. Unanticipated opposition “The state Assembly Health Committee on Tuesday postponed a key vote on legislation that would allow adults with a […]

Assisted suicide back from the dead: California’s SB128

Assisted suicide back from the dead: California’s SB128

Physician-assisted suicide has returned to California’s political agenda. After years off the table, the issue gained new life in the wake of Brittany Maynard’s high-profile decision to end her life. Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com . Maynard, 29, an assisted-suicide activist living in Oregon, advertised her impending death as a dignified response to the […]