assisted suicide

Physician-assisted suicide patient
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David Madden
August 28, 2019 - 1:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s aid in dying law is back in effect, even as appeals are being considered by the state’s highest court. North Jersey physician Yosef Glassman’s efforts to declare the law unconstitutional will be considered in October by Judge Paul Innes, who issued the...
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Right to die
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Mike DeNardo
August 27, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey court decided doctors may once again help terminally ill patients in the Garden State end their lives. The state's aid-in-dying law, or medically assisted suicide, was temporarily put on hold after a Superior Court ruling two weeks ago. The law would...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a number of bills into law Monday aimed at fighting an increase in foreclosures throughout the Garden State.
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Mike Dougherty
August 16, 2019 - 7:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A judge in New Jersey has put a hold on the state's new so-called "right to die" law that allows people who have a terminal illness to buy and self-administer life-ending drugs. The governor plans to fight it. The law went into effect earlier this month, and it's been...
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Right to die
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David Madden
July 31, 2019 - 4:15 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law that takes effect Thursday in New Jersey will allow those with a terminal illness — who have less than six months to live — the right to end their lives with the help of a physician willing to take part in the process. But if history is any indicator, don’t...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
New Jersey Office of the Governor via AP
April 12, 2019 - 6:22 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed legislation making New Jersey the seventh state to enact a law permitting terminally ill patients to end their lives. Murphy, a Democrat, signed the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act in private. His office would not answer why the...
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People stand on the steps of the Portuguese parliament in Lisbon during a protest against euthanasia.
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May 28, 2018 - 7:18 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — After legalizing abortion and same-sex marriage in recent times, Portuguese lawmakers will decide Tuesday on another issue that has brought a confrontation between faith and politics in this predominantly Catholic country: whether to allow euthanasia and doctor-assisted...
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