Rules, Policy Discussed For End-Of-Life OptionThe State Department of Health and Environment wrapped up a session to set policy for Colorado's Right-to-Die law on Wednesday afternoon. Leaders drafted and approved rules for doctors prescribing end-of-life drugs.
Colorado Considers Medically Assisted Suicide MeasureLast February, state Rep. Lois Court tearfully withdrew a bill to let terminally ill people end their own lives, conceding that it didn't have enough votes to pass the Democrat-led House this election year.
Mormon Leaders Oppose Colorado Assisted Suicide MeasureMormon leaders are urging members to vote against ballot measures that would legalize marijuana in Arizona, California and Nevada and a Colorado proposal to make assisted suicide legal.
This Time Voters Will Decide On 'Right-To-Die' Law In ColoradoThis November Colorado voters will be asked to decide on Proposition 106 which is the Colorado End of Life Options Act -- known as assisted suicide.
Colorado Voters To Consider Suicide Drugs For Terminally IllColorado voters this fall will decide whether terminally ill people should be allowed to receive prescriptions for drugs to end their own lives.
Colorado Could Have 11 Initiatives On The November BallotEleven statewide initiatives could be on the November ballot in Colorado.
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Fails, Sponsors: Not Enough VotesThe House sponsors of a Colorado right-to-die bill have withdrawn their legislation, conceding they didn't have the votes for it to pass this election year.
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Approved By House PanelA Democrat-led state House committee has approved a Colorado right-to-die bill that would provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives.
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.
A Lot Of Interesting Legislation On The Table, But State Budget Will Be The Big BattleIt's back to work for lawmakers at the state Capitol as the 2016 Legislature kicked off Wednesday morning, and a lot of interesting legislation is expected this session.
Colorado Man With Parkinson's Pushes For Right-To-Die LawLance Wright is a meticulous planner: He has a line ready for when his hands shake during work presentations, and for his life's final days, an audacious plan to let people with incurable illnesses choose when they die.
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 Revisit Right-To-Die BillLegislation allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs will be introduced again next year in Colorado, where supporters hope to capitalize on California's recent passage of a right-to-die law.