State Legislators Push Assisted Suicide Proposal in New Mexico

State Legislators Push Assisted Suicide Proposal in New Mexico

Allen Sanchez, executive director of the New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops, said members object to assisted suicides on moral grounds and feel it would unfairly affect Latinos and Native Americans in one of the nation’s poorest states.

“Minorities would be coached and guilted into ending their own lives instead of going through expensive treatment,” Sanchez said. “Instead we should be focusing on universal health care and better hospice care.”

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