Tag : right-to-die
Assisted Suicide in Canada title : Over 100 People Have Killed Themselves in 6 Months Since Passing of California 'Right to Die' Law
summary : June 28, 2017: Over 100 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives the first six months after a 2016 "right to die" law made the option legal in California, sobering new statistics have revealed.
date : Jun 28, 2017 01:32 PM EDT
Jerika Bolen title : Teen Jerika Bolen Dies After Stopping Lifelong Spinal Treatment: 'Going to Better Place'
summary : Jerika Bolen, the 14-year-old Appleton, Wis., teen whose decision to cease treatment of her brutal spinal disease drew national support, generated a farewell prom, but also sparked a new debate on right-to-die issues, died on Thursday, her mother, Jen Bolen, said. Jerika entered hospice after a lifelong fight against Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2, an incurable and progressive disease that robbed her of ever walking in her life and caused continual pain.
date : Sep 23, 2016 12:39 PM EDT
Brittany Maynard title : Controversial California Right-to-Die Bill Inspired by Brittany Maynard and Opposed by Rick Warren Advances in Special Session
summary : A controversial bill that would allow doctors in California to prescribe lethal prescriptions to terminal patients wanting to hasten their own deaths passed a key legislative committee despite failing in the legislature earlier this summer amid opposition from pro-life and religious leaders.
date : Sep 02, 2015 02:15 PM EDT
Dying Patient, Physician Assisted Suicide Debate title : Defend Life at All Stages, as Calif. Family Advocacy Group Calls For Rejection of Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill
summary : California-based pro-family grassroots advocacy group Capitol Resource Institute on Thursday vows to continue their fight against Senate Bill 128 of the Physician Assisted Suicide Bill, which the California Senate passed 23/14.
date : Jun 05, 2015 01:21 PM EDT
Assisted Suicide in Canada title : Euthanasia: Canada’s Supreme Court Overturns Ban on Doctor-Assisted Suicide, Making 'Right-to-Die' Legal
summary : A legal battle that has lasted for 20 years ended Friday after Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that people with terminal illnesses have the right to die.
date : Feb 07, 2015 12:01 AM EST
Brittany Maynard Assisted Suicide title : Stiff Opposition Expected on 'Right-to-Die' Bill Proposed in California
summary : The mother of a young California woman with inoperable brain cancer who wanted to end her life went to Sacramento to persuade state lawmakers to pass legislation to allow people the “right to die” legally.
date : Jan 22, 2015 01:52 PM EST