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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...

Becomes 16th state to reject legislation in 2017 A bill that would have legalized assisted suicide in Nevada died in an Assembly committee as the 2017 legislative session expired. The Nevada Assembly Committee on Health and Human Services chose not to advance the bill on Tuesday, the...