Showing posts with label Assisted Suicide. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Assisted Suicide. Show all posts

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Euthanasia Bill Withdrawn

Bill Galvano, Sen. Pres.
Today, SB 1800, the proposed "Death with Dignity" Act,  was indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration.

The Act had sought to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia, including on a non-voluntary basis.

The bill had been referred to three Senate Committees; Health Policy, Rules and Judiciary.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Physician-Assisted Suicide Traumatic for Family Members

By Margaret Dore, Esq.

In 2012, a European research study addressed trauma suffered by persons who witnessed legal assisted suicide in Switzerland.[1] The study found that one out of five family members or friends present at an assisted suicide was traumatized. These people,
experienced full or sub-threshold PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) related to the loss of a close person through assisted suicide.[2]