Month: August 2015

SF Judge Upholds Law Prohibiting Physician-Assisted Suicide | NBC Bay Area

August 14, 205 A San Francisco Superior Court judge on Friday upheld the enforcement of California laws dating back 141 years barring physician-assisted suicide after hearing arguments in a lawsuit filed by several terminally ill patients. Several plaintiffs including Christy O’Donnell and her Bay Area doctor, Robert Brody, brought the San Francisco lawsuit asking that …

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Assisted suicide New Mexico ruling struck by higher court – Washington Times

  Decision a blow to right-to-die movement in one of few states permitting euthanasia By Valerie Richardson – The Washington Times – Tuesday, August 11, 2015 The New Mexico Court of Appeals handed a defeat to the right-to-die movement Tuesday by striking down a lower-court ruling establishing physician-assisted suicide. The three-judge panel ruled 2-1 that …

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