I meant to post this a couple days ago, but with work and such, I forgot: The last emphasis is mine, as I thought it was quite funny. I suppose that a doctor's professional and ethical imperatives of aiding humanity can be shelved, but only when religion comes into play. They still have the ability to appeal to the US Supreme Court, whose previous precedents (from the late 1980s and early 1990s) put full support behind Justice Kennard, who wrote the opinion for the CA Supreme Court in this case. At least we have the comfort of knowing that one branch of California's government is doing its job correctly. The rest of the article is here.