You are not signed in as a Premium user; you are viewing the free version of this program. Premium users have access to full-length programs with limited commercials and receive a 10% discount in the store! Sign in or Sign up today!

California Bait-and-Switch

Making it easier to die

June 9, 2021  0

Liberals claim there's no slippery slope when passing radical legislation. But immoral laws are causing U.S. culture to rapidly deteriorate. Church Militant's Trey Blanton focuses on California's effort to remove so-called protections from its euthanasia law.

The Golden State is taking on a duller sheen with California's state legislature debating an end-of-life bill. This modified pro-death bill would speed up the killing process and remove reporting requirements.

California narrowly passed its so-called End of Life Option Act back in 2015. In order to pass, the bill required those with suicidal thoughts to make two formal requests to die, with the second coming 15 days after the first. Secondly, hospitals are required to submit data to the state for research and accountability.

Retired Sen. Bill Monning: "We reached out to the California Medical Association. And we knew that there was division in the CMA — not a unified position of opposition. There were doctors who were supportive, doctors who opposed, and doctors who were neutral — had concerns."

As it stands, the bureaucracy fails to accurately report somewhere between 7%–38% of the time on questions including whether a patient had insurance or if a doctor was even present with the patient when the deadly drug was taken. The current bill would remove even those meager protections.

The bishops of the California Catholic Conference are merely saying they're "disappointed to report" the bill is progressing.

As of 2019, 90% of California citizens had medical insurance, meaning if they choose to treat the disease, they can. However, as one class of Catholics learned in Australia while studying laws in other U.S. states, even if it's covered by insurance, a patient's options are what the government says they are.

Classroom video presentation: "I told them, I said, 'Who do you guys think you are? You know, to say that you'll pay for my dying, but you won't pay to help me possibly live longer.'"

Socialist policies around the world have shown the direction Americans' pro-death medical field will go if not effectively opposed. 

The Netherlands allows children as young as 12 to be medically killed. Canada currently has a minimum age of 18, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pushing for legislation that would allow a 12-year-old to be killed without first informing parents.

Monica Doumit, Director of Public Affairs and Engagement for the Archdiocese of Sydny, says : "Only about a dozen countries out of 190-something countries in the world have legalized some form of euthanasia or assisted suicide. For most of the world, it's still illegal and actually pretty abhorrent."

When a Culture-of-Death state government becomes guardian of health care decisions, patients are reduced from people to numbers and cost-balances.

In 2019, alone, over 400 Californians killed themselves with help from their doctors — in each instance, a mortal sin for both parties.

By commenting on you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our comment posting guidelines

Never miss a Vortex!

Search The Site

Previous Episode
Rockford Bishop Still Under Fire
Growing support for persecuted priests
June 8, 2021
Subscribe to the Vortex audio podcast

Latest Shows

Pennsylvania Predator
The Scranton swamp.
June 11, 2021
Evening News
June 11, 2021
Hard-hitting news and analysis through an authentic Catholic lens.
June 11, 2021
Get briefed on today's top stories with Christine Niles.
Three Hearts
The Sacred Heart of Jesus, Immaculate Heart of Mary and Chaste Heart of St. Joseph.
June 11, 2021
Mic'D Up
Charles Darwin and the Catholic Church
Polar opposites.
June 6, 2021