B21-38 is promoted as assuring patient choice and control, which is false. Points addressed by this memo include:
- There is a complete lack of oversight when the lethal dose is administered (even if the patient struggled, who would know?)
- The bill requires falsification of the death certificate to reflect a natural death. The significance is a lack of transparency and an inability to prosecute even in a case of outright murder.
- B21-38 will likely legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia for young adults with chronic conditions such as diabetes.
Even if you like the concept of assisted suicide and euthanasia, B21-38 is the wrong bill.
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Margaret Dore, Esq., MBA