Resolution - Physician Assisted Suicide

WHEREAS, AB 2747 (Berg), is sponsored by the pro-assisted suicide organization compassion and Choices.

WHEREAS, AB2747 places the label of “terminally ill” on patients that may have many years of life ahead of them.

WHEREAS, AB 2747 mandates that a physician discuss the cost and burden of medial treatment with “terminally ill” patients and their families,

WHEREAS, AB 2747 allows medical professionals to refer “terminally ill” patients to Compassion and Choices and their pro-assisted suicide counselors rather than accredited hospice care,

BE IT RESLOVED, that the League of United Latin American Citizens oppose AB 2747 and any effort to legalize or legitimize Physician Assisted Suicide.

Approved this 11th day of July 2008.
Rosa Rosales
LULAC National President