End of Life Options Bill Pulled Before Colorado House Debate

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(Denver Post) – Colorado’s physician-assisted suicide bill, the proposed End of Life Options Act, faced long odds a long time before Wednesday morning, but it was a rare move for House Democrats to move it off the calendar before any floor debate.

Democrats didn’t have the votes to pass it, so the bill’s sponsors chose not to put fellow legislators torn over the issue — with their own consciences, as well as their November voters — in a position to have to take a position. The sponsors of House Bill 1054, Reps. Joann Ginal and Lois Court, admonished lawmakers. CONTINUE