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Rethinking Assisted Suicide in Colorado

A physician’s view of what has gone wrong
February 22nd, 2024

Dr. Thomas J. Perille of Englewood, Colorado details his state’s eight-year experience with physician-assisted suicide (PAS).  What Coloradans thought they were voting for in 2016 has since morphed into something entirely different, with unintended consequences abounding.  “We should redirect our compassion. Senate Bill 068, by promoting PAS, reinforces ableism and diminishes the value and dignity of terminally ill patients.  The bill does nothing to address the issue of depression that drives some to pursue PAS.  It could increase deaths in vulnerable (non-terminal) populations including at-risk teens.”

Read More:  The Colorado Sun


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