assisted suicide

Assembly passes assisted suicide bill
On Thursday, the full New Jersey Assembly passed a controversial bill that would give certain terminally ill patients, with a short time to live, the option of legally taking their own lives with the help of a doctor.
Beyond cure? Europe euthanasia rulings sear debate
PARIS (AP) -- One French court acquitted a doctor of poisoning seven terminally ill patients while another ordered physicians to suspend treatment for a comatose man, while Britain's top court said the country's ban on assisted suicide may be incompatible with human rights. The decisions of the past…