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111 terminally ill patients took their own lives in first 6 months of Calif. right-to-die law

111 terminally ill patients took their own lives in first 6 months of Calif. right-to-die law

LOS ANGELES — A total of 111 people in California took their own lives using lethal prescriptions during the first six months of a law that allows terminally ill people to request life-ending drugs from their doctors, according to data released Tuesday. They were among 191 people in the state who received the prescriptions from […]

CA judge scraps assisted suicide suit

CA judge scraps assisted suicide suit

Suicide: The Only Question That Matters

Suicide: The Only Question That Matters

  .   By Thomas L. Knapp A Dakota County, Minnesota jury voted on May 14 to convict Final Exit Network of helping Doreen Dunn take her own life in 2007. If the prosecution’s claims are true, Dunn, who suffered from chronic pain, sought Final Exit’s assistance in ending her life; two of the group’s […]