New Mexico Assisted Suicide Bill – Deserved to Die.
This article was published by the Sante Fe New Mexican on March 20, 2017.By John Kelly, Director of the disability rights group Second Thoughts Massachusetts.John KellyThanks to the state Senate’s rejection of the assisted suicide bill, Senate Bill 252, residents of New Mexico can breathe easier. As Sen. Craig Brandt said during last week’s debate, “This bill is dangerous. Doctors make mistakes every day.”CBS News reported in 2014 that 12 million Americans are misdiagnosed yearly. About 15 percent of people given less than six months to live are not “terminally ill.” Thousands of people “graduate” from hospice yearly. Assisted suicide