Assisted Suicide an Underground Practice

Assisted Suicide an Underground Practice

Assisted suicide is legal in only five U.S. states, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Vermont and New Mexico, but it still happens illegally in other states in underground practices that leave doctors, nurses and family members at risk of prosecution. Barbara Coombs Lee, president of the national nonprofit organization Compassion & Choices, which seeks to expand the rights of the […]

Brittany Maynard May End Own Life November 1

Brittany Maynard May End Own Life November 1

Brittany Maynard, 29, is dying of brain cancer. Rather than having the cancer eat away her brain and have her body live on, possibly for weeks or months longer, hooked up to machines to sustain her life, Maynard has opted to make the decision to end her own life son, possibly on November 1, 2014. […]

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