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Dutch allow euthanasia for dementia patients

Dutch allow euthanasia for dementia patients

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | The Netherlands continues to loosen regulations for physician-assisted suicide. Last week, the ministries of Public Health and Security and Justice altered…

‘In God’s hands’

By Mary Jackson
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Roe v. Wade | Advocates for seniors and the disabled warn that newly legalized assisted suicide in California may snowball beyond the terminally ill

California: A state of death

By Cal Thomas
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Abortion | LOS ANGELES—Shortly after signing a bill allowing assisted suicide in California, Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed another measure that forces crisis…

Euthanasia and the pressure to die

By Nick Eicher
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Euthanasia | Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news

Midday Roundup: California legalizes physician-assisted suicide

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Deadly decision. California Gov. Jerry Brown announced yesterday he had signed the assisted-suicide law passed by the state legislature last month. The law…

California euthanasia bill awaits governor’s decision

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | California legislators approved a bill last week that legalizes physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. The End of Life Option Act passed…

Final Exit Network fined for role in Minnesota woman’s death

By Kiley Crossland
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Euthanasia | A Minnesota judge on Monday fined a national right-to-die organization $30,000 for assisting in a Minnesota woman’s 2007 suicide.  The group, Final…

California lawmakers kill ‘right-to-die’ legislation

By Bob Brown
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Euthanasia | Beginning with Oregon in 1997, five states have legalized or decriminalized physician-assisted suicide. California will not be joining the list this year…

Colombia opens its doors to euthanasia

By Katlyn Babyak
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Euthanasia | Colombian officials approved the country’s first legal death by euthanasia last week. After a week-long legal battle, 79-year old Ovidio Gonzalez exercised…

From end-of-life counseling to euthanasia without consent

From end-of-life counseling to euthanasia without consent

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | Two U.S. senators introduced a bill last week that would use federal tax dollars to fund healthcare professionals counseling patients on end-of-life care. But…

Old and beautiful

By Mickey McLean
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Aging | When WORLD publishes an obituary of an elderly person, should we accompany it with a recent photo or one of the person when he or she was younger? Several of…

Support for euthanasia gets big boost after high-profile deaths

Support for euthanasia gets big boost after high-profile deaths

By Courtney Crandell
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Euthanasia | California’s Senate passed a bill last week that would legalize assisted suicide in the state. If the measure passes in the state Assembly, California would…

 
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