Massachusetts legislature set to review physician-assisted suicide

Massachusetts legislature set to review physician-assisted suicide

Two bills addressing physician-assisted suicide in Massachusetts are set to testify before the state legislature Sept. 26, according to a Monday press release from the Massachusetts Alliance Against Doctor Prescribed Suicide.

Meanwhile, the MAADPS stands by the undisputed ruling within the New York Court of Appeals Thursday stating there is no constitutional right for medical professionals to assist patients with suicide.

The MAADPS advises legislators to take note of the New York court decision and scrap the two bills, according to their press release.

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