'AB 2747 pushes suicide through the back door at the hands of non-physicians taking advantage of depressed patients,' he said in a statement. 'AB 2747 cheapens the value of human life by endorsing suicide as an option.'
"The measure allows physician assistants and nurses to decide whether a person is 'terminally ill' and deprive them of basic life-sustaining necessities such as food and water.
"'Depressed patients who succumb to this pressure will be drugged unconscious and die from dehydration, usually within five to 10 days,' Thomasson said. 'Nothing in the bill prohibits this horror.'"
Read more about this bill here, signed into California law by the alleged Republican governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger.