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Right-To-Die Bill Allowing Doctor Prosecution Fails In House

HELENA, Mont. (CBS Seattle/AP) — A bill that would allow doctors to be criminally prosecuted for prescribing life-ending medication to terminally ill patients who ask for it failed Tuesday by a narrow vote in the […]


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Terminally Ill ‘Death With Dignity’ Advocate Dies

A young woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of the state’s assisted-suicide law took lethal drugs prescribed by a doctor and has died, a spokesman said Sunday.


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Report: 17-Percent Rise In Assisted Suicides Seen In 2012

The state’s annual assisted suicide report shows a 17 percent jump in the number of people requesting lethal prescriptions in 2012 when compared to the previous year.