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The case of Ashcroft v. Oregon

...their licenses. Through statewide referenda, Oregonians have voted not once, but twice, in favor of an assisted-suicide law. The law has survived lower court challenges. Ashcroft's predecessor, Janet Reno, refused to block the Oregon...
This Day in History

...House rules. In 2002, a federal judge ruled the Justice Department couldn't interfere with Oregon's assisted-suicide law. (The law was ultimately upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court.) In 2006, former Illinois Gov. George Ryan was convicted...
Northwest Digest

...they'll push for Wash. law OLYMPIA, Wash. - Now that the nation's highest court has upheld Oregon's assisted-suicide law, supporters in Washington say there's bound to be a push for a similar law here. Washington voters narrowly rejected...
Assisted suicide case in Anchorage court

ANCHORAGE - A ruling is expected within two weeks on a case that could change assisted suicide laws in Alaska. Alaska Superior Court Judge Eric Sanders on Monday said he will decide soon whether the state's ban on doctor-assisted...
Northwest Digest

...citizen's perspective, the experiment should continue," Corrado said. GOP senator seeks to derail Oregon's assisted-suicide law WASHINGTON - A Kansas senator wants to block Oregon's landmark law allowing doctor-assisted suicide. Sen. Sam...
Juneau Empire Story Archive that could change assisted suicide laws in Alaska. Alaska Superior that could change assisted suicide laws in Alaska. Assisted suicide that could change assisted suicide laws in Alaska. Home>Archives> Assisted...
This Day in History

...destruction of thousands of documents and its accounting advice. In 2006, the Supreme Court protected Oregon's assisted-suicide law, ruling that doctors there who helped terminally ill patients die could not be arrested under federal drug laws.
Human life: The price is (not) right

...chemotherapy would be too expensive and so they have offered him an alternative: death. Oregon's physician-assisted suicide law allows taxpayers to pay for someone to kill Stroup, because it's cheaper than trying to heal him. How twisted is...


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