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Coombs Lee: ‘Death With Dignity’ Gains With Aging Population

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Thank the aging population for increased acceptance of so-called “Death with Dignity” laws. That’s what Compassion & Choices president Barbara Coombs Lee writes in an Op-Ed following legalization of the controversial practice in Colorado. On Election Day, Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved the End-of-Life Options ballot initiative. The measure – Proposition 106 – is modeled on […]

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Death With Dignity Director Speaks With Life Matters Media

Talks legalization, Canada and politics BY DANIEL GAITAN OREGON – Death with Dignity executive director Peg Sandeen credits growing acceptance of physician-assisted suicide to the aging population and increased awareness about the controversial practice. Support for physician-assisted suicide is proliferating in state legislatures across the nation; proponents contend the practice enhances patient freedom at the end of life […]

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Sanders Only Presidential Candidate In Support Of Assisted-Suicide For Terminally Ill

BY DANIEL GAITAN | Bernie Sanders remains the only major presidential candidate who has voiced support for physician-assisted suicide this election season. In February, the Vermont senator said that terminally ill patients in pain should have the right to end their lives on their own terms. He spoke during a “Seniors Decide Forum” hosted by the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations, a coalition […]

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