Thursday, September 24, 2015

Aid in Dying Bill Draws Activists to Capitol

Governor Jerry Brown is deciding whether to sign or veto one of the most controversial measures of the legislative session, the End of Life Options Act. ABX2-15 would let mentally competent adults with a terminal diagnosis get prescription drugs to end life. Supporters call it a compassionate end of life option, while opponents call it assisted suicide that threatens persons with disabilities and poor people. Christopher Martinez reports from Sacramento.