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Dolores Huerta joins right-to-die bilingual push in 4 states

 


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Civil rights leader Dolores Huerta is joining a push in New Mexico, Nevada, New Jersey and New York to legalize medically assisted suicide for terminally ill patients and garner support from Hispanics.

The advocacy group Compassion & Choices announced Thursday that the 88-year-old activist will take part in a bilingual education campaign promoting legislation to expand end-of-life care options in the four states.

The New Mexico-born Huerta is known for starting the United Farm Workers union with the late Cesar Chavez in California during the late 1960s. She's one of...



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