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In 2002 the Netherlands became the first country to legalize euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide for those suffering deadly diseases or in the last stages of life. Not long after the legislation was enacted, eligibility was expanded to include those experiencing psychological suffering or dementia. Today...

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...