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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”...

My extensive experience in dealing with dying patients leads me to oppose the legalization of assisted suicide. Legislation permitting assisted suicide is unnecessary to alleviate the distress of patients with terminal illness, and likely will precipitate harm to the sick and vulnerable. It is important to...

By Charles Lane Opinion writer The euthanasia of mentally ill or cognitively impaired patients is inherently controversial. Given the risk of fatal error, how many botched cases would it take to discredit the practice completely? If you said “any number greater than zero,” you would be interested...