Assisted-Suicide – Are the Effects Changing Society’s Moral Beliefs?

Assisted-Suicide – Are the Effects Changing Society’s Moral Beliefs?

Vermont is the first East Coast state to pass legislation to legalize physician-assisted suicide (euthanasia) allowing doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients.  This brings an end to a 10-year battle in the state. Washington and Oregon approved their rules through referendum, and Montana through a court order.  Are the effects […]

Assisted Suicide May Soon be Legal in Vermont

Vermont may soon be the third state to legalize assisted suicide.  The state Senate passed a bill Thursday similar to Oregon’s “Death With Dignity” act, passed in 1998.  Vermont will join Oregon and Washington as the only three states with such a law. The measure will now travel back to the House where a version […]

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