Assisted Suicide

California appeals court refuses to block ruling overturning aid in dying law

"California's 4th District Court of Appeal on Wednesday denied a request to stay a lower court ruling that threatens to invalidate the state's End of Life Option Act which allows physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to the terminally ill." Jurist

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Suicides Could Surge If End-of-Life Option Passes in California

"Voting 23 to 14 last week, California’s Senate approved the End of Life Option bill (SB128), which now goes to the state Assembly for debate. The vote, drawing inspiration from the physician-assisted suicide of Brittany Maynard, was largely along party lines with the Democratic majority having enough votes to move the legislation forward."

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