Articles Tagged With ‘assisted suicide’




More than 100 people exercise California’s new right to die

A total of 111 people took life-ending pills over the last seven months of 2016 under California right-to-die law. [USA Today] The law took effect on June 9, 2016. A newly released report by the... (Continue reading)

Assisted suicide legalized in California

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will legalize assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. The End of Life Option Act will allow doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs to the terminally ill. In... (Continue reading)

Marijuana and assisted suicide bills go to California governor

A series of medical marijuana regulations passed both houses of the California Legislature just prior to a midnight deadline, and a bill that would legalize assisted suicide also moved on to the governor’s desk Friday.... (Continue reading)

California Assembly approves assisted suicide bill

A bill that would legalize assisted suicide for terminally ill patients passed the California Assembly Wednesday and now moves on to the State Senate, which has already endorsed similar legislation. [LA Times] The Assembly voted... (Continue reading)

Can your doctor help you die in California?

A group of cancer patients and doctors are suing the state of California, demanding that terminally ill people be allowed to obtain prescription drugs that will speed up their death if they find their suffering... (Continue reading)

George Taylor pleads guilty to assisting wife’s suicide

Longtime Los Osos resident George Taylor plead guilty Wednesday to assisting the suicide of his wife Gewynn and will appear in San Luis Obispo Superior Court for sentencing on Jan. 16. [KCOY] Taylor, 86, agreed... (Continue reading)