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Opponents of California’s aid-in-dying law come up short
Los Angeles Times

Opponents of California’s new aid-in-dying law said Monday that they were unable to collect the signatures needed for a November ballot referendum seeking to overturn the measure.

The law, which allows physicians in California to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients, was opposed by many religious leaders and advocates for senior citizens and the disabled, who feared people might be coerced into ending their lives prematurely.

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