Oct 06, 2015

Assisted Suicide Opponents Vow to Fight California Law - ABC News

Opponents of California legislation allowing doctors to prescribe lethal drugs for the terminally ill are launching a drive for a referendum to overturn the law. A group called Seniors Against Suicide filed paperwork with the Attorney General's Office on Tuesday asking that the issue be...

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