L.A. Advocates, Oregon Governor Kick Off Drive to Win 'Compassionate Choices' for Terminally-Ill Californians
Former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts, who signed into law that state's historic "Death with Dignity" law, made the case for a similar law in California today.
Joined by local senior, clergy and medical activists, the Governor said the time has come for California to show compassion by respecting the right to choice for terminally ill people. "I have learned that more than costs and more than pain, the biggest issue for the terminally ill is loss of choice," Roberts said.
Mrs. Crouch, 78, said she is grateful for the hospice care she is now receiving and for the continuing love and support of her husband, children and grandchildren. "It is my choice to have no more invasive treatments and no more hospital stays," she said. "I want the option to hasten my death when life becomes unbearable."
You know these people are liberals because they can't even kill themselves without asking governments permission. Not to be rude but if you want to die then stick a gun in your mouth and pull the trigger. Don't ask the state for permission and then ask them to do it for you.
Do these people need to be coddled by government for everything? Or is this about making a culture of death public policy? Is this about not valuing human life when it a person becomes "inconveniant." Do we want euthanasia laws that are similar to Amersterdam? Should depressed teenagers have this "choice?" Oh wait, they do have the personal choice to kill themselves, really who can stop them, they just can't do it with the state's approval and assistance.