Tag: physician-assisted suicide

Diabetes insulin injection (Reed Saxon / Associated Press)

Bay Area Doctor Opens Euthanasia Business

A Bay Area medical practitioner is opening up his own euthanasia practice, taking advantage of this Thursday’s implementation of California’s new physician-assisted suicide law.

A sign promoting promoting assisted suicide is displayed at the Hemlock Society's annual meeting. File.

Physician-Assisted Suicide Group Targets Blacks, Latinos

The organization that helped 29 year-old Brittany Maynard achieve physician-assisted suicide in November of 2014 is now targeting “people of color” in a new initiative that seeks to “expand end-of-life options” for blacks, Latinos, and Asians in America.

Jerry Brown (David McNew / Getty)

Jerry Brown Denies Life Option After Approving Death Drugs

California Governor Jerry Brown approved legislation providing death-inducing drugs the week before vetoing legislation that would have allowed terminally ill Californians to seek certain life-saving drugs.