After California, Right-To-Die Backers Push Laws In Other StatesIt will soon be legal for the terminally ill to end their own lives in the nation's most populous state, and right-to-die advocates expect other states to follow California's example.
Gov. Brown Signs Right-To-Die Bill; California 5th State To Legalize Assisted SuicideCalifornia will become the fifth state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.
California Right-To-Die Bill Goes To Gov. Jerry Brown’s DeskCalifornia lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.
California Assembly Approves Right-To-Die BillThe California Assembly has approved legislation that would allow terminally ill people to legally end their lives after a similar measure stalled earlier this year.
Right-To-Die Legislation Advances Through California Assembly CommitteeCalifornia lawmakers have advanced right-to-die legislation through an Assembly committee after an earlier measure stalled this year amid opposition from religious groups and some Democrats.
California Ban On Doctor-Assisted Suicide Upheld In San Francisco CourtA San Francisco Superior Court judge Friday upheld the enforcement of California laws dating back 141 years barring physician-assisted suicide after hearing arguments in a lawsuit filed by several terminally ill patients.
San Diego Judge Hints At Dismissal Of Terminally Ill Mom's Right-To-Die LawsuitA county judge strongly indicated Friday he will dismiss a lawsuit against the state by a single mom given only months to live and other California right-to-die advocates who want doctors to be allowed to prescribe fatal medication for terminally ill people who want it.
Lawmakers Stall California Doctor-Assisted Suicide Bill Amid Religious FightLegislation that would have allowed terminally ill patients to legally end their lives in California stalled Tuesday amid fierce opposition from religious groups.
Catholic Groups Fight California's Right-To-Die Bill For Terminally Ill PatientsA California lawmaker who wants to allow terminally ill patients to take life-ending drugs is postponing a vote on the contentious legislation as support lags.
California Senate Advances Assisted Suicide LawCalifornia lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who want the nation's most populous state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives under doctor's care.
Bill To Legalize Doctor-Assisted Suicide In California Up For Senate VoteCalifornia lawmakers are expected to vote on legislation that would make it legal for terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs.
Stephen Hawking Says He Would Consider Assisted Suicide If He Was In Great PainProfessor Stephen Hawking said he would consider assisted suicide under certain circumstances.