Colorado Right-To-Die Backers Try Again Before House PanelSupporters of a Colorado right-to-die bill hope to overcome a defeat in a GOP-led state Senate committee by urging a Democrat-led House panel Thursday to provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives.
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Rejected By State Senate PanelA committee in Colorado's Republican-controlled Senate has rejected a right-to-die bill following hours of emotional testimony from dozens of citizens, many of whom want another option to end their lives on their own terms.
Colorado Takes On Right-To-Die Legislation Once MoreMichael Merrifield, a Democratic state senator from Colorado Springs, has wanted to sponsor right-to-die legislation since he became a Colorado lawmaker in 2003, two years after his father died an agonizing death from pancreatic cancer. He was discouraged from doing so by party leaders.
Lawmaker Says This Session's 'Right To Die' Bill Will Have Reasonable CompromisesColoradans with terminal illness would have more control over their deaths under legislation being drafted at the state Capitol.
Colorado Lawmakers Introduce Right-To-Die LegislationColorado Democrats unveiled what's sure to be one of the most emotionally charged proposals of the year - legislation to give terminally ill patients the right to choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication.
'Death With Dignity' Supporters To Discuss New Bill At State CapitolA death with dignity bill will be introduced in Colorado on Tuesday and sponsors and supporters plan to speak about the bill at the Capitol.
Dying Man's Letter Helps Spark Effort For 'Death With Dignity' Law In ColoradoA 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.
Colorado Plans Right-To-Die LegislationTwo 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.
State Lawmakers Consider Revenge Porn Penalties Following CBS4 InvestigationA bill in the Colorado legislature to criminalize “revenge porn” moved out of the House Judiciary Committee Thursday afternoon by a unanimous 11-0 vote.
Colorado Lawmaker Feels It Should Be Harder To Change The ConstitutionThe November ballot could be very crowded with more than 90 initiatives being submitted so far and many of them involve changes to the state constitution.
Colorado Death Penalty Repeal Won't Move ForwardA Democrat proposal to repeal the death penalty in Colorado failed amid uncertainty about whether Gov. John Hickenlooper would support the bill.
Colorado Bill Promoting School Debates On Evolution FailsDemocrats rejected a Republican lawmaker's idea Monday urging schools and colleges to create a friendly environment to discuss what he considers controversial science issues.