assisted suicide

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.
AP Photo/Armando Franca, File
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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