Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, walks down the aisle of the Assembly to take the oath of office at the Capitol in 2013. Gonzalez is a key liberal opponent of Senate Bill 128, which would allow physicians to prescribe lethal doses of pills to terminally ill patients who have six months or fewer to live. The measure was pulled from consideration Tuesday.
Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, walks down the aisle of the Assembly to take the oath of office at the Capitol in 2013. Gonzalez is a key liberal opponent of Senate Bill 128, which would allow physicians to prescribe lethal doses of pills to terminally ill patients who have six months or fewer to live. The measure was pulled from consideration Tuesday. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file
Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, walks down the aisle of the Assembly to take the oath of office at the Capitol in 2013. Gonzalez is a key liberal opponent of Senate Bill 128, which would allow physicians to prescribe lethal doses of pills to terminally ill patients who have six months or fewer to live. The measure was pulled from consideration Tuesday. Rich Pedroncelli Associated Press file

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