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Senate Bill 311, dubbed the End of Life Options Act, died in the state Senate Wednesday with a tie vote of 23-23. The House of Delegates passed the measure, 74-66, following a heated debate. The legislation had already failed several times before in the state’s General...

  Assisted suicide is dead in the water in Maryland after the state Senate failed to advance a legalization bill. On Wednesday, the Senate stalemated on legislation that would have allowed doctors to provide lethal prescriptions to patients diagnosed as terminally ill. The vote came two weeks...

  Later this week the Public Health Committee may or may not debate legislation that would allow a terminally ill patient with six months to live to take their own life.  Rep. Jonathan Steinberg, D-Westport, said he doesn’t know yet if he has the votes. If...

NOT AGAIN. No one can charge the advocates of assistance in dying with stoic acceptance of defeat. Every two or three years they return to their cause with conviction, but the flaws in their arguments remain the same. We freely grant that most of those who...