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More than a dozen Massachusetts doctors, including Fitchburg family physician Dr. Mark Rollo, gathered at the Statehou0se on Wednesday to voice opposition to a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide under certain conditions. The bill, currently before the Legislature's Public Health Committee, would allow a person...

Recent news from the Netherlands illustrates how its euthanasia regime is among the world’s most permissive. It shows no signs of slowing down. Aurelia Browers, a 29-year-old mentally ill woman, was granted her wish and euthanized last weekend, demonstrating the slippery slope confronting those countries...

A bill to explicitly criminalize assisted suicide has passed its first committee hurdle.  The bill would add to the definition of “manslaughter” the act of providing the means for someone to commit suicide with knowledge of the suicidal person’s intent to act lethally. From HB 86: (a) “Aids”...