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  2. Assisted suicide - Wikipedia

    Assisted suicide is suicide undertaken with the aid of another person. The term refers to physician-assisted suicide (PAS), which is suicide that is assisted by a physician or other healthcare provider.

  3. Controversial in death as in life, the Hemlock Society USA as a name died suddenly on June 13, 2003, in a boardroom in Denver, Colorado. It was 23 years old.

  4. Assisted Suicide: A Right or a Wrong? - Markkula Center for ...

    Matthew Donnelly loved life. But Matthew Donnelly wanted to die. For the past thirty years, Matthew had conducted research on the use of X-rays. Now, skin cancer riddled his tortured body. He had lost his nose, his left hand, two fingers on his right hand, and part of his jaw. He was left blind and ...

  5. Understanding Assisted Suicide -Oregon Right to Life

    Background on Patient Assisted Suicide. In November 1994, the voters of Oregon passed an initiative measure which allowed terminally ill patients to request a prescription of lethal drugs from a physician by which they could commit suicide.

  6. Assisted Suicide Laws Around the World - Assisted Suicide

    Law Reform Updated October 15 2015 Various forms of medical assisted suicide have been approved in the following states and nations.Each law has its own limits, rules and guidelines.

  7. Physician-Assisted Suicide Fast Facts - CNN

    Read CNN's Fast Facts on physician-assisted suicide.

  8. My Right to Die – Mother Jones

    Active euthanasia remained illegal everywhere, but the door had been opened a crack—and supporters of assisted suicide started pushing to open it further.

  9. Physician-Assisted Suicide: Is It Ethical? | Berkeley Wellness

    Guy Micco, MD, is clinical director, emeritus, of the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program and former director of the Academic Geriatric Resource Center, where he teaches a course called “The Death Course.”

  10. Assisted suicide in the United States - Wikipedia

    Assisted suicide is defined as suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a doctor. “Assisted suicide" has been used to describe what proponents refer to as medical aid in dying in the United States for terminally ill adults who self-administer barbiturates if they feel that they are suffering significantly.

  11. Assisted Suicide - The New York Times

    News about Assisted Suicide, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.