Colorado lawmakers rejected a proposal to give dying patients the option to seek doctors’ help ending their lives, concluding a long day of emotional testimony from more than 100 people.
Dozens of people testified to a Colorado house committee on Friday during the first hearing of a bill some state lawmakers call “the Death with Dignity Act.”
A death with dignity bill will be introduced in Colorado on Tuesday and sponsors and supporters plan to speak about the bill at the Capitol.
A letter to the editor written by a man who was dying has prompted a controversial bill at the state Capitol that would legalize assisted dying.
Two Colorado lawmakers inspired by a letter from a terminally ill man plan to propose legislation next year that would allow people to choose when they die.
A Mesa County man who inspired a new law compensating the wrongly convicted is nearing a monetary settlement with the state.
Colorado’s first prosecutor-led DNA exoneration of a man wrongfully convicted of murder came after a review of nearly 5,000 cases in a review effort that is spreading nationwide.