Physicians News Network
Huntington Hospital leaders voted behind closed doors recently for the facility’s hundreds of doctors and affiliated personnel to opt out of California’s assisted-suicide law, which goes into effect June 9.
If the proposed amendment to the hospital’s medical rules is approved by the board of directors on May 26, Huntington will become one of the largest non-religious medical institutions to reject the new California law.
It’s unclear at this point if Huntington will be an exception or representative of a wave of opt-outs to be revealed by month’s end. . . [Full Text]