Right-to-die

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Right To Die Bill Needs More Consideration, Sent For Study

Lawmakers say a controversial bill that would give certain terminally ill people the ability to end their lives with a prescription drug needs more study.

04/02/2015

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Former Baltimore Raven Opposes Maryland’s Right-To-Die Bill

Maryland lawmakers debate life with the choice of death. It’s a death with dignity bill that would allow people with terminal illnesses to end their lives.

03/10/2015

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Supporters Of Right-To-Die Bill Rally In Maryland

Alexa Fraser’s 90-year-old father Alex suffered from advanced Parkinson’s disease. He injured himself in painful falls and struggled to eat and drink. On Wednesday, while rallying for right-to-die legislation in Maryland, she described the difficulty her father had in ending his life last year on his terms, finally succeeding with a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.

03/04/2015

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Supporters Want Maryland To Enact Death With Dignity Law

The much-publicized death of Brittany Maynard, a woman with brain cancer who took her own life, has stirred a national movement. Supporters of Death With Dignity rallied in Annapolis Wednesday.

11/19/2014

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Baltimore Doctor Who Helps Terminally Ill Patients End Their Lives Faces New Charges

He’s known as “Dr. Death,” a Baltimore man who helps terminally ill patients end their lives. Now he faces new felony charges.

05/15/2012

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Minnesota Grand Jury Indicts Right-To-Die Group, Including Md. Doctor

A Minnesota grand jury has indicted a national right-to-die group and several members for their actions in the 2007 suicide of a suburban Minneapolis woman.

05/14/2012