California judge overturns physician aid-in-dying law

"Judge Daniel Ottolia, of Riverside County Superior Court, ruled against California's End of Life Option Act on Tuesday, which allowed physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients. The suit was brought by the Life Legal Defense Foundation, a Christian legal organization that opposes abortion and assisted suicide." Jurist

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Canada: "The doctors have argued that they don't require consent to remove medical treatment"

HassanRisouli’s “physician-wife, who holds his power of attorney, does not want feeding and hydration tubes and a ventilator removed from her husband. Doctors, however, want otherwise — and Risouli’s wife has refused consent prompting a court battle.”
Physicians argue for right to kill

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