Legislation

Governor Rauner Signs Pro-Abortion HB40

UPDATE: Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 40 in to public act on September 28th.   It is effective June 1st, 2018. In a press confe...

October 14, 2015

Jerry Brown Vetoes Right to Try and Live Bill

This makes zero sense. Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown signed assisted suicide into law in California. This week, he vetoed a bill that would have allowed dying patients to access experimental drugs in an attempt to live. From the Sacramento Bee story:

Less than a week after signing legislation allowing California doctors to prescribe their dying patients lethal drugs, Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday vetoed a bill that would have let terminally ill people petition pharmaceutical companies for access to experimental drugs before they are approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

The so-called “right-to-try” legislation had gained support in more than a dozen states, and it sailed through the Legislature with nearly unanimous support.

Click here for the originating article from National Review.