Tag Archives: New Mexico

N.M. Assisted Suicide Bill Defeated

By Dave Andrusko Anti-assisted forces secured a major win yesterday when a bill, heavily promoted by Democrats, went down to defeat in the New Mexico state Senate on a vote of 22-20. The coalition that defeated Senate

Democrats in New Mexico table bill so as to ensure abortion always results in dead baby

Pro-life New Mexico Rep. Rod Montoya

By Dave Andrusko Abortion extremism often seems like a redundancy. The pro-abortion mindset begins with a premise that no abortion should ever be banned–no matter how late in pregnancy, no matter how flimsy the justification. But abortion

New Mexico Assisted Suicide Bill Moves Toward Death on Demand

By Wesley J. Smith Assisted suicide pushers are–to put it kindly–disingenuous. For example, they often offer smooth assurances about “safeguards” to protect against abuse. Yet, new legalization schemes often dilute the traditional already-as-thick-as-water limitations in place where

New Mexico Supreme Court unanimously upholds law protecting citizens against assisted suicide

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

New Mexico Senate Committee rejects two pro-life bills

By Dave Andrusko The New Mexico Senate Public Affairs Committee Tuesday tabled two bills which would have banned abortions after 20 weeks, if the baby were determined to be viable. One bill (243) included an exception for

University of New Mexico halts training program with late-term abortion facility

By Carole Novielli The Albuquerque Journal newspaper reports that the University of New Mexico (a publicly-funded institution) has halted a training program using abortionists from the late-term abortion facility Southwestern Women’s Options. Owned by Texas abortionist Curtis

New Mexico Supreme Court will review decision upholding state’s law against assisted suicide

By Dave Andrusko It was the briefest of Associated Press items, only 124 words long. The headline to the September 1 story was “New Mexico court schedules arguments on assisted suicide” It was a reminder that the

New Mexico Court of Appeals overturns ruling that allowed assisted suicide

By Dave Andrusko In January 2014, Bernalillo County District Court Judge Nan Nash struck the decades-old New Mexico law which protected the state’s citizens from assisted suicide. Ruling in a lawsuit brought by the ACLU of New

New Mexico Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in challenge to state’s law protecting people from assisted suicide

  By Dave Andrusko When last we reported on the lawsuit challenging the decades-old New Mexico law protecting the state’s citizens from assisted suicide, the attorney general had just announced he was appealing Judge Nan G. Nash’s

Abortion chain to open facility in New Mexico to skirt Texas abortion restrictions

  By Lauren Enriquez Big Abortion has proven once again that its main concern is the bottom line. Amidst lamentation over so-called “lack of access to abortion care” in Texas, rather than provide that access by building

New Mexico Attorney General appeals assisted suicide lower court decision

  By Alex Schadenberg, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition – International Chair Today we learned that Gary King, the New Mexico Attorney General, has appealed a lower court decision that found a right to assisted suicide in the New

New Mexico Court Ruling on Assisting Suicide Endangers the Vulnerable

  By Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical Ethics On Monday, Judge Nan G. Nash of the Second District Court in Albuquerque struck the decades-old New Mexico law which protected the state’s citizens from assisted