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California Gov. Brown Signs “Death With Dignity” Legislation Into Law

BY DANIEL GAITAN | daniel@lifemattersmedia.org California will become the fifth state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed the state’s so-called “Death with Dignity” legislation. Brown, a lifelong Roman Catholic and former Jesuit seminarian, signed the legislation passed […]

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Massachusetts Ballot Initiatives Results

Question 2: “Death with Dignity” Massachusetts voted against allowing physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients. Question 2, known as “Death with Dignity,” faced strong opposition from outspoken patients, prominent physicians and the Roman Catholic Church. “Supporters of a ballot question legalizing physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill in Massachusetts have conceded defeat, […]

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Question 2: Mass. Votes ‘Death with Dignity’

Massachusetts will vote on whether to allow physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients. Question 2 is known as “Death with Dignity,” and the measure will likely pass, even with strong opposition from outspoken patients, prominent physicians and the Roman Catholic Church. Patient concerns “As a good pro-choice liberal, I ought to support the effort. […]

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