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Canada passes assisted dying law

The Canadian government has approved its assisted dying legislation, after the Senate backed off a bid to expand access beyond those who suffer from a terminal illness. ...

VAD becomes legal in California

California’s End of Life Option Act became effect on 9 June 2016. California became the fourth and the largest American state to put into effect a law allow the terminally ill to legally choose to end their lives. Californian law-makers approved the legislation, based upon...

Canadian bill set to pass House of Commons

On Monday night, with a slightly amended bill to regulate medically assisted death (C-14) reported back to the House of Commons, the margin of approval was more than halved...

Governor Jerry Brown’s change of heart

In October 2015, Californian Governor Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminarian, signed off on a voluntary euthanasia law after spending 12 days questioning his moral position and seeking advice from various experts. Governor Jerry Brown showed compassion when he signed the Californian End of Life...