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Gov. Brown Signs Controversial Assisted-Suicide Bill In California

California becomes the fifth state to allow so-called assisted suicide, following Oregon, Washington, Montana and Vermont.

October 5, 2015

A Social Worker With ALS Makes The Decision To Guide Her Own Death

“I’m not going to reduce her to a few fanciful stories. She was too vast, too great. She was a tidal wave.”

May 22, 2015

California Senate Panel Endorses Bill Allowing Terminally Ill To Commit Suicide

Supporters of California’s so-called right-to-die legislation say a change is desperately needed to give the terminally ill greater control.

March 26, 2015

Brittany Maynard, Terminally Ill Advocate For Death Aids, Dies At 29

Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill brain cancer patient took life-ending medication on Saturday.

November 3, 2014

Judge Rejects Man’s Manslaughter Plea In Death Of Motivational Speaker

By John Riley, Newsday NEW YORK — The Harlem man who helped indebted motivational speaker Jeffrey Locker kill himself in 2009 tried to plead guilty to manslaughter on Tuesday, but a judge in Manhattan state court refused to allow it. Kenneth Minor, whose murder conviction was reversed last year due to incorrect jury instructions on […]

April 8, 2014