Governor Gavin Newsom speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. Via Wikimedia Commons.

A group of Christian doctors accused California this week of trying to force them to help patients kill themselves under new changes to the state assisted suicide law.

The Washington Times reports Dr. Leslee Cochrane, a California hospice physician, and the Christian Medical & Dental Association filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging new amendments to the state physician-assisted suicide law.

According to their lawsuit, the amendments require all California physicians “to provide patients with information about assisted suicide and to refer patients for assisted suicide against their religious, ethical, and medical objections to doing so, and leaves them open to criminal, civil, administrative, and professional liability if they do not comply.”

Physician-assisted suicide has been legal in California since 2015, but the initial law included conscience protections for pro-life medical workers. Last year, however, state lawmakers amended the law to remove many of these protections, according to the report.

Read more at Life News.

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5 months ago

Typical liberal logic. Murder people at every stage of life from the womb to old age and force people to at least condone it regardless of their religious beliefs. But be sure that criminals, illegal aliens and perverts get treated better than the Queen of England at taxpayers expense!

5 months ago

Typical of the Last Days: good is evil and evil is good. Our societal values are being inverted. The New Masters of Earth will tell us IF we can be born and when we must die. Think about it.