Maine House Voted Down Physician-Assisted Suicide

Maine House Voted Down Physician-Assisted Suicide

The Maine Senate voted 16-15 to legalize physician-assisted suicide, on May 18, 2017. The bill, LD 347 – An Act to Support Death with Dignity, would allow those who are terminally ill and have the mental capacity to endure the two-week process, to end their lives with the assistance of a qualified physician. A similar […]

Suicide Attempt Impacts Traffic at Kennedy Expressway [Updated]

Suicide Attempt Impacts Traffic at Kennedy Expressway [Updated]

ABC News reported two interlinked incidents; one good and other bad; both took place at Augusta, Illinois, on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at 5:53 p.m. EDT. The Augusta Police Department in Illinois, acted diligently and swiftly when they thwarted a suicide attempt by an unidentified 55-year-old person who was trying to jump off an overpass located […]

Suicide Rates Surging Higher in U.S.

Suicide Rates Surging Higher in U.S.

  The reasons vary from being middle-aged and unemployed in a tight economy to teen relationship or schooling angst. Regardless of the circumstances driving them, more Americans are losing hope and killing themselves. In fact, according to the government, suicide rates in the U.S. are surging higher and now at their highest point in 30 […]

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