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As a practicing physician for many years, I disagree with Dr. Roger Kligler’s call for legalized assisted suicide (“Why doctors support the option of medical aid in dying,” My View, July 25). I support the long-standing position of the American Medical Association that assisted suicide is...

Opponents of assisted suicide warn that assisted suicide laws will eventually be expanded in the United States as they have in European countries and in Canada.  We are already seeing attempts at expansion in the United States.  For example, one of the supposed safeguards in...

  New Jersey’s top court declined to overturn a judge’s order preventing implementation of the state’s physician-assisted suicide law, instead sending the matter to the Appellate Division for a ruling on whether the measure should be struck down. The Supreme Court said in an order Tuesday it...

  New Jersey's attorney general is asking the state's top court to quickly overturn a judge's ruling that barred doctors from prescribing life-ending medication to terminally ill patients. The law, effective Aug. 1, was put on hold last week by a judge in Mercer County. On Friday, the...

  At the end of May, disability rights activists went to Albany to voice their opposition to the proposed assisted suicide legislation in New York.  Kristen Hanson, Community Relations Advocate at the Patient’s Rights Action Fund, and Stephanie Woodward, Director of Advocacy at the Center for...