56 Death Certificates Received Since Colorado 'Aid-In-Dying' Law's PassageColorado officials say 56 residents of the state who were terminally ill have died after receiving an "aid-in-dying" prescription from their doctors.
Supporters: Medically Assisted Suicide Provides 'Peace Of Mind'Voters in Colorado approved a proposition to allow terminally ill people to end their own 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.