Hot on the heels of Washington State, it’s Hawaii. A bill has been filed to allow nurse practitioners to lethally prescribe.
That process is unfolding in Washington State, where a new bill would let non-doctors be part of the assisted suicide bureaucratic process.
“We are always told that ‘strict guidelines will protect against abuse.’ It’s always been baloney.”
As a physician, I have cared for many patients who were fearful. Often with good reason, but not always.
To my knowledge, not a single person in the U.S. has died of COVID due to lack of capacity of the healthcare system.