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Stories related to: physician-assisted suicide

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State Government

Right-To-Die Law Faces Delays, Challenges

October 19, 2015 | Katie Orr

Supporters celebrated when a bill allowing for physician-assisted suicide in California was signed into law. But the tactics used to pass the law will likely delay its implementation.

Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

State Government

Renewed Effort To Pass Right-To-Die Legislation

August 18, 2015 | Katie Orr

The stage has been set for more emotional debate surrounding physician-assisted suicide in California. Democratic lawmakers announced today they’ve reintroduced a bill that would allow the practice in the state.

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State Government

Advocates For Physician-Assisted Suicide Dealt Setback

July 24, 2015 | Katie Orr

Supporters of physician-assisted suicide in California were dealt another setback today.

Jimmy Emerson, DVM, flickr

State Government

Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill Faces Next Hearing

July 6, 2015 | Katie Orr

A bill that would allow physician-assisted suicide in California faces a tough vote in the Legislature Tuesday. The measure has powerful detractors, but also some high-profile supporters.

State Government

California Christian Group Supports 'Right-to-Die' Bill

March 23, 2015 | Pauline Bartolone

California lawmakers will hear a bill this week that would allow physicians to prescribe medications that would speed the dying process for terminally-ill patients. A group representing over a million California Protestants says it now supports it.

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