Tag: SB 128

Brittany Maynard (Maynard family / Associated Press)

Aid-in-Dying Bill May Fail Due to SoCal Democrat Latinos

California Senate Bill 128, which allows terminally ill people to end their own lives, has looked like a shoo-in for passage, but suddenly some key southern California legislators may stand in the way.

Brittany Maynard (Maynard family / Associated Press)

Euthanasia Bill Makes Its Way Through California Legislature

An assisted suicide bill which would allow physicians in California to administer lethal drugs to mentally competent, terminally ill patients to accelerate their deaths, passed the first of two state Senate committee panels on Wednesday. The hearing was an emotional one, and legislators heard starkly opposing views.