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Pastor Nancy Butler died shortly after she decided to stop using her feeding tube and ventilator. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) had changed her life dramatically over the last several years. Most people would find it understandable that after a particularly miserable day and night, she would...

BY: Dr. Ralph A. Capone Pittsburgh Tribune Review via TribLive.com In response to the news story “Efforts to introduce ‘Death with Dignity' laws in Pa. stall”: Enshrining a new right in Pennsylvania, the right to assisted suicide, would involve an act unachievable without third-party assistance. And so, the medical...

BY: Dr. Gregg Schmedes Albuquerque Journal Amidst a surprise presidential election, our neighbors to the north have approved physician-assisted suicide, by a margin of 2-to-1. While I applaud the intention of Coloradans to relieve suffering, let’s examine what they’ve actually done. Physician-assisted suicide allows terminally ill patents to...

By: John Kelly Cape Cod Times Proponents of legalization like Elias Lieberman resent assisted suicide as a fairy tale in which doctors can predict the future and everyone wants the best for us (“Support for medical aid in dying continues to grow,” My View, Nov. 17). In the...

Orlando Sentinel Nov 13, 2016 By: Frederick J. White While deeply committed to effective relief of the pain and suffering of the terminally ill, the American Medical Association has long held a position that I share — that physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia are "fundamentally incompatible with the physician's...

The death penalty. It has been outlawed in New Jersey for nearly 10 years, And was reserved for the most heinous crimes. The drugs used in lethal injections are considered by many – cruel & unusual The drugs used on death row in some states are the same...