Sunday, September 11, 2011

Massachusetts: More On The Assisted Suicide Ballot Initiative

Here's more on te ballot initiative in Massachusetts attempting to legalize assisted suicide.
MA ‘Death With Dignity’ Measure Proposes Physician-Assisted Suicide
Among the bumper crop of ballot measures (here’s the full list) that have just cleared their first hurdle by being certified by the state attorney general, several concern health care and will bear close watching here. But the one that intially grabbed me most is a “right-to-die” proposal titled the “Massachusetts Death With Dignity Act.” It would allow the sort of physician-assisted suicide for terminal patients that Oregon passed 14 years ago. It even includes a sample of what a request form would look like. more

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