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There are many problem with Rep. Kafka’s H. 1991 Doctor-Prescribed Suicide Bill, here are five of the most glaring.  Visit us often to learn more. There is no required waiting period between a person’s request for a lethal dose and receiving the deadly prescription. The actual death...

Kelsey Harkness / August 12, 2015 The New Mexico Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling on Tuesday that had created a right for doctors to help terminally ill patients die. Siding with the state’s attorney general, the appeals court ruled against physician-assisted suicide, and said,...

JULY 24, 2015 - APRIL DEMBOSKY Three terminally ill patients lost a court battle in California Friday over whether they should have the right to request and take lethal medication to hasten their deaths. San Diego Superior Court Judge Gregory Pollack said he would dismiss the case,...

CA law that prohibits a doctor from assisted suicide is constitutional, judge says A Superior Court judge’s ruling Friday effectively halts a lawsuit seeking protections for California doctors who want to help terminally ill patients end their lives. The lawsuit, filed in May on behalf of a...

By Alexei Koseff The Sacramento Bee With votes lining up against the measure, California’s controversial assisted death bill was pulled from the Assembly Health Committee schedule Tuesday for the second time in two weeks and appears done for the year. Senate Bill 128, which would allow doctors to...

by Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News June 28, 2015 When he was 19, Anthony Orefice hit a telephone pole on his motorcycle going 100 miles per hour. Doctors told his family he wouldn't survive. He did, but the accident left him paralyzed from the chest down, unable...

by Wesley J. Smith 6 . 26 . 15 A few years ago, I spoke about end-of-life care at a town-hall event; it quickly devolved into an intense debate on assisted suicide. When the time came for audience questions, a self-described “mentally ill” woman took the microphone...

Stephanie Packer, a mom fighting a terminal lung disease, explains why she opposes California's Senate Bill 128 June 24, 2015 7:30PM ET by Stephanie Packer - Posted by Al Jazeera America In the past year, lawmakers in two dozen states have put controversial end-of-life bills up for debate....

Despite passage by the House, Senate support falls one vote short. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUGUSTA – Maine lawmakers have defeated a bill that would have allowed doctors to provide lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients. Republican Sen. Roger Katz’s bill died Tuesday because the Senate and...