New York State Lawmakers To Take Up Right To Die Legislation AgainNew York state lawmakers will again consider legislation that would authorize people with terminal illnesses to request life-ending drugs from a physician.
State Lawmakers Spar Over Right-To-Die ProposalTwo New York state Assembly members and other advocates of letting the terminally ill end their lives said Tuesday their proposed law would limit suffering and has safeguards to prevent mistakes and abuse.
After Watching Mother Suffer Before Death, Connecticut Senator Pushes For Right-To-Die BillSen. Gary Winfield became a co-sponsor of legislation after watching his own mother die in agonizing death from an illness he says painkillers couldn't help.
Dolan On Doctor-Assisted Suicide: 'Real Heroes Are Those Who Die Naturally'The battle lines are drawn as the Catholic church says it will fight efforts to legalize doctor-assisted suicide.
Advocates File Lawsuit Against NYS To Clarify Law On Doctor-Assisted SuicidePatients and doctors in support of the lawsuit are asking the court to declare patients facing the end of life have a right under the state Constitution to make autonomous decisions about their bodies.
NYC Woman Who Fought To Be Taken Off Life Support DiesGrace Sung Eun Lee died Sunday at her parents' home. She was 28.
Physician-Assisted Suicide Measure Passes NJ AssemblyUnder the measure, the lethal medication would only be made available to patients who are told by a doctor that they have six months or less to live.
Legal Battle In Right To Die Case Officially OverAttorneys for 28-year-old Grace Sung Eun Lee and her parents told a state Supreme Court judge that the woman had agreed to designate her father as her health proxy should she become incapacitated and unable to make health decisions for herself.
Family Reacts After Terminally Ill Woman Who Won Right To Die Changes DecisionThere had been a legal battle about her decision to die after her devoutly religious parents appealed her request to be taken off life support.