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John Kelly, director of Boston-based Second Thoughts, an organization that opposes assisted suicide and advocates for people with disabilities, has many concerns with the bill. In states such as Oregon and Washington, where assisted suicide is legal, patients who seek to end their own lives commonly...

As supporters prepare to reintroduce legislation to allow physician-assisted suicide on Monday, a former state attorney general is planning to be a leading figure in the fight against it. Sen. Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) and Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Westchester County) and Assembly Health Committee Chairman Richard...

Aggressive brain cancer is trying to end my life. The best cancer doctors in the world are trying to kill it before it kills me. My life hangs in the balance. Only 3 years ago, I was living the American dream: happily married, our son...

Walsh has glioblastoma multiforme, the same cancer that killed Brittany Maynard, Lecretia Seales, and Kelly McNabb. Walsh watched as the illness eventually claimed each of them. While Seales had publicly campaigned to have euthanasia legalised in New Zealand, Walsh is more cautious. "My fear is if they introduce euthanasia, there are a...