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UPDATE: California Assisted Suicide Law Overturned In Court

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org California’s controversial physician-assisted suicide law has been ruled unconstitutional by a state judge. Judge Daniel A. Ottolia, of Riverside County Superior Court, on Tuesday overturned the law nearly two years after it took effect, ruling that the state Legislature improperly passed the measure during a special session on health care funding. […]

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Nebraska Passes ‘Right To Try’ Legislation

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF A controversial new Nebraska law will allow terminally ill patients to experiment with drugs not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The so-called “Right to Try” bill, sponsored by conservative state Sen. Robert Hilkemann, will go into effect this summer, making Nebraska the 40th state in the nation with such legislation. Republican […]

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BREAKING: Parents Of Dying U.K. Toddler Lose New Legal Bid

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org  The parents of dying British toddler Alfie Evans lost their court appeal Wednesday against a ruling preventing them from traveling to another nation for treatment. The ruling comes amidst high-profile interventions from the Italian government and the Roman Catholic Church, Agence-France Presse reports. Pope Francis has been praying for the child — and […]

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