(Bound4life) -- Campaign season 2016 is officially over. As I sat in stunned elation watching the last of the presidential returns filter in during the wee hours of the morning, my heart was also broken.
While we as a nation voted in the most pro-life platform in history, Colorado also voted to allow physician-assisted suicide. Joining five other states that have legalized this practice, the tragic choice by Colorado voters reflects how our nation is quick to devalue life and deny that suffering has meaning.
The same thing is happening here in the District of Columbia where I live. I sat in crushed silence on November 1 in the DC Council chambers as a bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide passed the first reading. Two days ago, it passed the second reading and now goes to the desk of Mayor Muriel Bowser for her signature.
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Both votes were 11-2, with those voting in favor claiming that they hadn’t heard much of anything from people who were opposed to it. Nothing could be further from the truth.