California Approves of Suicide!!!!!! read on......
While here in California voters decided to "eliminate the right" of gays to marry, in Washington, voters approved the right of terminally ill patients to choose assisted suicide.
On Tuesday, Washington became the second state to approve such a law. Oregon is the first. Similar laws failed in California, Michigan and Maine.
Initiative 1000 allows patients to choose a prescription for self-administered lethal medication. In order to receive the fatal treatment, patients must be at least 18, competent, and a Washington resident, and they must request the medication out loud twice, 15 days apart, in addition to a written request witnessed by two people, one of which cannot be connected to the patient in any way. A doctor must also certify that the patient indeed has less than 6 months to live.
I-1000 met with a wall of opposition during its campaign run, with more than a million dollars poured into it.
In the end, the state approved. The Initiative is intended to prov