New Bill Removes Some Safeguards on CA’s Assisted Suicide Law

When Governor Brown signed California’s assisted suicide law in 2015, proponents assured the bill’s detractors that the protections within the bill would protect poor, mentally ill, and disabled patients who were terminally ill from being pressured or manipulated into killing themselves. Plus doctors who objected would not be forced to…

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Defying Federal Law, CA Senator Introduces Bill to Force Insurance Companies to Pay for Free Abortions

In defiance of federal law, California already requires all private health insurance plans to include coverage for abortion. Last December, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said it would withhold $200 million from California unless the state changed course. Unconcerned about the threat, Senator Lena Gonzalez wants…

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