New Mexico assisted suicide bill moves toward Death on Demand.

Posted February 13, 2017 11:36 pm by Alex Schadenberg

New Mexico assisted suicide bill moves toward Death on Demand.

This article was published by National Review on February 12, 2017Wesley SmithBy Wesley SmithAssisted 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 lethally prescribing is now legal.For example, most laws require doctors to diagnose and prescribe lethally.But a bill in New Mexico would open those who can help kill to nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants.Generally a suicidal person needs to be terminally ill in US proposals (not so internationally), defined as 6 months left to live. (Some people

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