New Mexico Avoids Legalizing Death Dealing Doctors… For Now

     Euthanasia may be on the march across Europe and many American states… but not in New Mexico… for now:

“The [New Mexico] state Senate on Wednesday night defeated a bill that would have legalized assisted suicide for terminally ill patients.

“In a 22-20 vote, seven Democrats joined 15 Republicans to stop the measure.

“Sen. Liz Stefanics, D-Cerrillos, sponsored Senate Bill 252 to allow people expected to die within six months to obtain a prescription for drugs meant to end their own lives. In addition, a patient would have to be deemed mentally competent by two doctors.

“The bill called for a mandatory 48-hour waiting period between the time the prescription was written and filled.”

Death, Rx

     But death is only an election away…

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