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Assisted Suicide

Group issues guidelines for California’s assisted suicide law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With the state’s assisted death law taking effect in months, the California Medical Association on Tuesday issued guidelines to physicians prescribing lethal doses of drugs for terminally ill patients.

Date: 01/19/2016 | Nation & World

Roseburg sheriff says college gunman committed suicide

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Authorities say the gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college committed suicide as officers arrived.Sheriff John Hanlin made the disclosure Saturday at a news conference. He says the determination was made by the medical examiner’s office.

Date: 10/03/2015 | Northwest

Stephen Hawking says he’d consider assisted suicide

LONDON — Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking would consider assisted suicide if he felt he had become a burden to those around him or if he had nothing more to contribute to science, he said.

Date: 06/05/2015 | Nation & World

Simply no dignity in assisted suicide

My friend Julia died as we knew she would. Cancer had ravaged her body for a decade. She no longer could breathe. She was at home, under hospice care, when she asked for a dose of morphine that she knew would kill her but also keep her final moments free of pain.I mention...

Date: 04/15/2015 | Opinion Columnists

Assisted suicide doesn’t offer dignity that is sought

The assisted-suicide movement is the rare self-proclaimed civil rights movement that exists to cater to the wishes of affluent Americans. On Tuesday, the California Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on SB 128, a bill to legalize assisted suicide in the state. (Proponents don't...

Date: 04/12/2015 | Opinion Columnists

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