California Now Allows Children To “Encourage” Parents To Commit Suicide

California Now Allows Children To “Encourage” Parents To Commit Suicide

California Now Allows Children To “Encourage” Parents To Commit Suicide

In 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the End of Life Option Act, authorizing physician-assisted suicide. Supporters dismissed concerns about people pressuring the ill person into suicide. That was a felony, they assured us. Fast forward to September 2018 and now pushing Mom to kill herself because her medical bills are wiping out your inheritance is perfectly legal.

Yes, really.

Existing law makes a person who deliberately aids, advises, or encourages another to commit suicide guilty of a felony.

This bill would prohibit a person whose actions are compliant with the End of Life Option Act from being prosecuted for deliberately aiding, advising, or encouraging suicide.

Everyone has only the purest motives when encouraging suicide

But but but … some may object, this is only for terminally ill people! People who will die in six months!

Ah, but the devil is in the details right? The End of Life Option Act defines “terminally ill” thusly:

q) “Terminal disease” means an incurable and irreversible disease that has been medically confirmed and will, within reasonable medical judgment, result in death within six months.

You could drive a truck through that loophole. What if a diabetic stopped taking insulin? What about high blood pressure? Both are “incurable and irreversible” and would lead to death in short order if the person stopped their treatment.

Now any family member of the terminally ill person can ::::cough:::cough::: persuade grandpa that he owes it to the family to shuffle off this mortal coil sooner rather than later so they can take over the family estate. All legal and stuff.

Yeah, that’s going to go well.

California marches to the Leftist’s Cult of Death ethos. Only certain people are worthy of life. Certainly not the unborn and, now, not the elderly.

The serious, rational adult knows life is difficult and a struggle. We are commanded not to covet another person’s life because we really don’t know what is going on with them, regardless of the public trappings. Western, Judeo-Christian principles command us to respect the inherent value of our fellow humans and, especially, our own family members. Encouraging suicide as “compassion” is a lie we tell ourselves because such encouragement is really about our comfort.

After assuring everyone that no one would be allowed to badger anyone into suicide this slips by with no media coverage.

I’m shocked SHOCKED, I tell you to see Leftist mission creep in here.
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  • Stephen Ippolito says:

    Great piece on an important subject,VG’s. Thanks for posting.
    Whenever I read or listen to anyone on this subject I’m always put in mind of a brilliant scene in The Simpsons.

    Homer is in hospital following a work accident that is covered by the power plant’s medical insurance.

    He’s not seriously injured but he’s just been told he’ll be there a few days, when Mr Burns and Smithers burst in to the room and immediately start ripping out all his tubes and plugs, yelling: “I demand his right to die with dignity!”.

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  • Agee says:

    >What if a diabetic stopped taking insulin?<
    That's curable.

    How about this…how about we treat adults as adults and let them make their own decisions, not insist on The State being our nanny?

    Do we want to make it illegal for loved ones to comfort the dying, encouraging them that it's okay to let go? Should the police come in with jackboots and guns, and drag a daughter off to jail if she lets her mother know she's okay and it's okay to give up fighting?

    Get government out of our lives!

    I might not like my governor nor assemblyman and senator, but they got it right in this case!

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