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Published by the Wall Street Journal on July 6th, 2017 By J.J. Hanson Aggressive brain cancer is trying to end my life. The best doctors in the world are racing to find a cure. Meanwhile, legislation promoting assisted suicide all over the nation would dismantle essential protections...

Colorado's law allowing terminally ill patients to seek life-ending drugs is quietly underway, with an estimated 10 prescriptions filled since voters approved the practice last year, advocates say. Colorado has joined Oregon, California, Montana, Vermont, Washington state and Washington, D.C., in allowing doctor-assisted suicide. But dozens...

The problem is, once PAS is legal and accepted, there will be intense pressure from relatives and insurers on those who are not terminal, but require extensive, inconvenient and costly life-sustaining care, to stop being a "burden" and take the "dignified way out.” Advocates have...

A judge Friday allowed a legal challenge to proceed against California’s law allowing terminally ill people to seek prescriptions for life-ending drugs. Riverside County Judge Daniel A. Ottolia decided to allow a lawsuit by doctors challenging the state’s 2016 law permitting medically-assisted death move forward and...

Last November, Colorado passed Proposition 106, making it the fifth state to legislate assisted suicide. Oregon, Washington, California and Vermont already had assisted suicide laws on the books. Montana also has it not by legislation but by an activist court. Since Wyoming is sandwiched between Montana...