Tag Archives: California

California assembly committee passes measure requiring public college student medical services to provide chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” —

California Okays Encouraging Assisted Suicide

By Wesley J. Smith Not content with legalizing assisted suicide for the terminally ill if they independently decide they want hastened death, the California Legislature has voted to allow people to encourage and persuade the dying to

College co-ed complains she had to go six miles to abort, insists college health centers should provide chemical abortifacients

By Dave Andrusko Periodically a story will update the proposal that would require the on-campus health centers of public universities in California to offer abortion-inducing drugs such as RU-486. If enacted into law, California would have the

URGENT ACTION ALERT: AB 282 – being jammed to Senate Floor!

California Assembly Bill 282 : “Push Mama from the Train.” Who Benefits? It is not enough to have legalized assisted suicide, now the legislature wants to see it freely promoted. Assembly Bill 282 obscures existing law and

State Appeals Court allows Ca. assisted suicide law to go back into effect for now

By Dave Andrusko On Friday, in the latest in what promises to be a protracted legal battle, the 4th District Court of Appeals suspended a decision by a lower court judge that had invalidated California’s “End of

Judge rejects request for stay of judgment that invalidated California’s assisted suicide law

By Dave Andrusko As we end the week, here is a quick update of the status of California’s improperly passed assisted suicide law. On May 15 Riverside Superior Court Judge, Daniel A. Ottolia invalidated the End of

Assisted suicide lobby admits that California assisted suicide law was struck down

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director – Euthanasia Prevention Coalition On May 15, Riverside Superior Court Judge, Daniel Ottolia, invalidated the California assisted suicide law by ruling that the legislature acted outside the scope of its authority when

Appeals Court refuses to stay decision overturning California assisted-death law

By Dave Andrusko Kudos to Alex Schadenberg for reporting that on Wednesday California’s Fourth District Court of Appeals refused Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s request for a stay of Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia’s decision that California’s

California AG appeals decision invalidating state’s dangerous assisted suicide law

By Dave Andrusko To absolutely no one’s surprise, California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra on Monday filed an appeal of Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia’s oral ruling last week holding that lawmakers illegally used a special

California Assisted-Suicide Law Unconstitutionally Enacted

By Wesley J. Smith A California judge has invalidated the state’s assisted-suicide law as unconstitutionally enacted. Here’s the story. Opponents of assisted suicide had successfully blocked legislation in committee during the regular 2015 session. That was that

Decision overturning California’s assisted suicide law proper and very encouraging

By Dave Andrusko When a judge (properly, I might add) overturns Assembly Bill 15, California’s assisted suicide law, it is grounds for celebration. Jennifer Popik, J.D., the director of the Powell Center for Medical Ethics, did an

Judge Overturns Dangerous California Assisted Suicide Law

By Jennifer Popik, J.D., Director of Powell Center for Medical Ethics On Tuesday, Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia issued an oral ruling on the state’s relatively new and highly controversial assisted suicide law, concluding that