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Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Criminal Charges in Text-Assisted Suicide Case

‘I love you. Kill yourself’ In the days before Conrad Roy III took his own life, Michelle Carter exploited his “frailties” by twisting words of affection into brutally cold directives, prosecutors said Friday. “She turned [their conversations] into: ‘I love you. Kill yourself,’ ” Bristol Assistant District Attorney Katie Rayburn said during the fourth day …

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Vegas Doctor Vouches for Former Colleague’s Account in Assisted Suicide Video

A Las Vegas doctor says that he remembers the account described in an anti-assisted-suicide advertisement of an insurer denying life-saving treatment to a patient, while pushing doctors to move forward with a prescription of lethal drugs. Dr. Sameer Tapryal was a senior resident at the University of Nevada-Reno School of Medicine when Dr. Brian Callister, …

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‘Medical aid in dying’ is a euphemism

Dr. Rebecca Thoman, a representative of Compassion & Choices and not a Massachusetts resident, recently responded to my column in which I urged rejection of doctor-prescribed suicide. Her column helped make my point that those who support doctor-prescribed suicide use euphemistic deception by calling doctor-prescribed suicide “medical aid in dying.” When a doctor prescribes a …

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NY’s highest court to weigh physician-assisted suicide lawsuit

New York’s highest court will hear arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit that seeks to effectively undo the state’s statute against physician-assisted suicide. An advocacy group, “End of Life Choice New York,” along with some terminally ill patients, and physicians, lawyers and the New York Civil Liberties Union, will ask the Court of Appeals to view …

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Another Voice: Evidence contradicts arguments for assisted suicide

On Tuesday, the Court of Appeals will hear Myers v. Schneiderman, a renewed attempt to legalize physician-assisted suicide in New York. The plaintiffs are three patients, two of whom have since died, several physicians and End of Life Choices New York, a non-profit agency that provides counseling for patients requesting assistance in ending their lives. …

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