Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Massachusetts: Ballot Initiative Gets Closer

Here’s the latest on the upcoming ballot initiative in Massachusetts to legalize assisted suicide.
Physician-Assisted Suicide Ballot Push In Massachusetts
This November voters in Massachusetts will do more than just help elect a president. They may get a say on whether or not terminally ill individuals should have the ability to get a fatal prescription and control the terms of their own death.
Patient advocates are pushing a ballot initiative to legalize the practice they call “Death with Dignity,” or more commonly known as physician-assisted suicide. If the measure makes it on the ballot, and if voters approve it, Massachusetts would become the third state, joining Oregon and Washington, where voters have explicitly endorsed it. more

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