CA Assembly approves assisted suicide bill
- On Wednesday, the California state Assembly voted 42-33 to approve a controversial “right to die” measure.
- The bill was recently reintroduced in a special healthcare legislative session called by Gov. Jerry Brown (D).
- The bill will go to the state Senate, who is expected to pass the measure.
As reported in Healthcare Dive, California Medical Association removed its opposition to the measure this spring. However, it still has strong opposition from the Catholic Church, which is a powerful political force in the districts of some lawmakers.
According to Modern Healthcare, it is not clear where Brown sides with the issue.
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