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Revived California Right-to-Die Bill Clears First Hurdle in Assembly Committee

posted on September 2, 2015

In California, Jessica Calefati of the San Jose Mercury News reports, “Two weeks after Democrats revived controversial right-to-die legislation in a special legislative session on health care funding, the measure on Tuesday won bipartisan support and easily cleared an Assembly committee on a 10-3 vote.” If the bill becomes law, California will join Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Vermont in allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending doses of drugs to terminally ill patients.

Read at San Jose Mercury News