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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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Gorsuch Offers Emotional Response To Assisted Suicide Question

LIFE MATTERS MEDIA STAFF Neil Gorsuch became emotional during his confirmation hearing when discussing physician-assisted suicide. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., questioned President Donald Trump’s conservative Supreme Court nominee on the issue last week. Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, highlighted her home state, which recently passed the End of Life Options Act, which allows some terminally […]

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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  daniel@lifemattersmedia.org 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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