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This map shows the status of laws prohibiting or permitting assisted suicide, including physician-assisted suicide (PAS) in the United States. Last updated: April 6, 2018. By the Charlotte Lozier Institute, April 6, 2018. To view as a PDF, see: Assisted Suicide in the States   ------------- Source: Charlotte Lozier Institute  ...

Hawaii just made the mistake of becoming the eighth jurisdiction in the United States to allow assisted suicide. We can learn a lot about the folly of this path if we look to other places both here and abroad where assisted suicide is already legal....

The United States assisted suicide movement claims that it wants only a limited “reform” of law and medical ethics, restricting what it euphemistically calls “aid in dying” to competent adults with terminal illnesses for whom nothing else can be done to alleviate their suffering. But...

Dear Friends, It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that JJ Hanson, PRAF President, passed away on December 30 peacefully at home surrounded by his family and their love.  The world and our cause have lost a courageous, charismatic and inspirational leader whose...

For countries, such as Australia, that are debating the legalization of euthanasia, they need to realize that once Canada legalized "assisted death" that tremendous pressure now exists to expand the scope of the law. By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Kathryn Blaze Baum wrote an article for...

Three years ago, Brittany Maynard’s viral video launched the issue of medically assisted suicide into the national spotlight. But while advocates have notched a few wins since then, they’ve also run up against some strong, bipartisan resistance. By Paige Winfield Cunningham - The Washington Post Two states...

[caption id="attachment_459" align="aligncenter" width="646"] Assisted Suicide Loses Momentum in 2017[/caption]   Alaska: HB 54 - held in committee without action; Arizona: HB 2336 – died in committee; Connecticut: H.B. No. 6024, HB 6238 – died in committee; Delaware: HB 160 – passed in committee, not scheduled for...

By Wesley J. Smith The medically vulnerable have rarely been in greater jeopardy. Alzheimer’s disease patients are at particular risk. In a recent poll from Quebec—where lethal-injection euthanasia is legal—a chilling 72 percent of caregivers favor permitting Alzheimer’s patients to be euthanized, even if the afflicted...