Tag Archives: assisted suicide

Gov. Hickenlooper signed medical aid-in-dying into law today. Now what?

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Proposition 106 into law today, thus legalizing medical aid-in-dying in the state of Colorado. Qualified, terminally ill patients may now begin to […]...

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December 16, 2016 Health, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Without medical aid-in-dying, some patients choose to die violently. Sheryl Randall was one of them.

There was a stark difference between who Sheryl Randall was most of her life and who she had become when she tied a rope around […]...

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September 2, 2016 Health, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Lawmakers debate 2 ways to make death easier in Colorado

Whether the Grim Reaper will register as a lobbyist remains to be seen, but Death’s agenda is up for debate in two forms at the Capitol […]...

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February 8, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Defining Dignity: Debate gets real over ‘right to die’ bill

“Suicide is someone intentionally causing their own death,” he said. “I don’t want to cause my own death. I’m not doing that. The cancer is doing that.”...

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February 6, 2015 Politics, The Mix

Rights Group: Assisted Suicide is discriminatory, a violation of Americans with Disabilities Act

Legalized assisted suicide sets up a double standard: some people get suicide prevention while others get suicide assistance, and the difference between the two groups […]...

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February 6, 2015 Just In, The Blogs

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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The Home Front: Federal Bureau of Land Management wants to move its headquarters to a state out west

“Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation and local officials are welcoming confirmation that came Thursday about the Interior Department’s plans to move the Bureau of Land […]

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