Pages tagged "California"
Hippocratic Oath reversed?
Sep 26, 2022
Who operates the California assisted suicide law?
Jun 03, 2017
Alex Schadenberg Executive Director - Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The assisted suicide lobby in California announced that there were at least 504 assisted suicide requests in the first year of the assisted suicide law. The assisted suicide law came into effect on June 9, 2016 in California. Fierce Health reported:In an announcement, Compassion & Choices said the law is working as intended and that 504 people had received prescriptions based on inquiries to its consultation program. The group said the total number of prescriptions statewide will be significantly higher since not every patient would have contacted the advocacy group. Continue reading
California's New Assisted Suicide Law: Whose Choice Will it Be?
Oct 27, 2015
Margaret Dore, Esq., MBA This article first appeared in The Jurist Journal and is reproduced here from Margaret Dore's blog:California has passed a bill to legalize physician-assisted suicide, which is scheduled to go into effect during 2016. "The End of Life Option Act" was sold as giving patients choice and control at the end of life. The bill, in fact, is about ending the lives of people who are not necessarily dying anytime soon and giving other people the "option" to hurry them along. The bill is a recipe for elder abuse and family trauma. Continue reading
Theo Boer: California Governor should have talked to Holland before signing bill
Oct 13, 2015
By Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Professor Theo Boer, who was a member of a regional euthanasia review committee for 9 years, and then changed his mind to now oppose legalizing euthanasia, wrote an opinion article that was published in - The Press Democrat in California.Boer argues that California Governor Jerry Brown should have talked to Holland before he signed the assisted suicide bill. Boer wrote: Continue reading
Governor Brown delivers death sentence to California.
Oct 13, 2015
This article was published on the Center for Bioethics and Culture Network (CBC) website By Jennifer Lahl, CBC President - October 5, 2015.It is with heavy hearts that we at the CBC report that Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law ABx2 15. California becomes the fifth state to allow physician assisted suicide after Oregon, Washington, Montana, and Vermont. Continue reading