CALIFORNIANS HAVE ONLY WEEKS TO DECIDE IF THEY’LL REINSTATE THE RIGHT TO DIE

dailycaller.com | 6/9/2016 | Staff
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California has only weeks to decide if it will uphold or reject a law allowing physician-assisted suicide after a judge ruled Friday that residents can again kill themselves with a doctor’s help.

The Fourth District Court of Appeals ruled that California’s “End Of Life Option Act” would again take effect following revoke of the June 9, 2016 law. Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia rejected the law on May 15, ruling that it was unconstitutional because lawmakers massed the measure in a special legislative session that had been called to address other issues. California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra, however, maintains that the law holds legitimacy because the special session addressed health issues.

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Those who don’t agree with the policy’s reinstatement can file objections until July 2, after which the court will determine whether to preserve or nix the law, according to NBC News.

The law allows terminally ill patients — that is patients with six months to live or less — to end their lives with the help of a medical professional who will prescribe a lethal dosage of drugs.

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“Instead of assisted suicide we ought to focus on delivering real healthcare and treatment choices for patients facing serious disease,” said Patients Rights Action...
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