DES MOINES, Iowa — Fred Hubbell, the Des Moines businessman and Democratic candidate for governor, said on Monday that Iowa should consider joining six other states in legalizing physician-assisted suicide. However, he stopped short of calling for changes to the laws to allow that.
Hubbell held a health-themed discussion with about a dozen supporters, activists, and Democratic state lawmakers at Creative Visions in Des Moines. Toward the end of the hour-long event, some of the group started discussing the challenges of determining the best care for the terminally ill.
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