Great news: New Mexico Senate rejects assisted suicide bill.

Posted March 16, 2017 4:39 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Great news: New Mexico Senate rejects assisted suicide bill.

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director – Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe New Mexico Senate defeated assisted suicide bill SB 252 by a vote of 22 – 20 last night, with 7 Democrats voting with 15 Republicans.Steve Terrell, writing for the New Mexican stated: Sen. Craig Brandt, R-Rio Rancho, countered that he couldn’t support the bill because of its inherent risks. Doctors, Brandt said, make mistakes every day. Someone diagnosed as terminally ill could actually recover, he said.Democrats who voted against Stefanics’ bill were Pete Campos of Las Vegas; Carlos Cisneros of Questa; Richard Martinez of Española; George Muñoz of Gallup; Clemente Sanchez of Grants; Benny

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