By Wesley J. Smith
More corrupt legislating from the pro-death side. As usual. Having lost fair and square in a California Assembly Committee, the suicide pushers have filed a new legalization bill–AB 15–for a special session intended to grapple with health care costs.
Assisted suicide could definitely reduce costs, I guess: Killing is so much less expensive than caring.
Assisted suicide advocacy is about lying.
Catch this bit of mendacity from the bill:
Aid-in-dying drug” means a drug determined and prescribed by a physician for a qualified individual, which the qualified individual may choose to self-administer to bring about his or her death due to a terminal disease.
No. The death would not be from any disease, but an overdose of drugs.
The committee has been re-jiggered to take the “no” votes away, I am told. Can we say, stacked deck?
And the bill is on a very fast track. Can’t give people time to think or understand why assisted suicide is bad medicine and even worse public policy.
If this shameful machination works, I hope Gov. Jerry Brown remembers his service to the dying with Mother Theresa.
She is definitely spinning in her grave.
Editor’s note. This appeared on Wesley’s great blog.