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California governor signs controversial assisted suicide bill

Sacramento - California Governor Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation on Monday, allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to terminally ill patients who wish to end their own lives.

Right-to-die with dignity to be extended to Belgium's children

Brussels - This week, Belgium is taking an unprecedented step in abolishing age restrictions for its euthanasia law, extending the right to children. This would amend the law that requires someone to be 18 or older to include minors, but with certain restrictions.

Vermont lawmakers approve bill allowing doctor-assisted suicides

Montpelier - The Vermont House of Representatives cleared the way Monday night to make the New England state the third in the country to legalize physician-assisted suicide.

Quebec will prepare assisted suicide legislation

Quebec - After receiving a report from an expert panel, the Parti Quebecois government announced they will prepare legislation that will allow people in certain limited circumstances to have doctors assist them in taking their own lives.

Mass. ballot question 2: MA 'death with dignity' initiative

Residents in the state of Massachusetts will vote yes or no on question 2, which is the Massachusetts "death with dignity" initiative.

Montana allows doctor-assisted suicide

With a decision by its Supreme Court, the US state of Montana joins Oregon and Washington in legalizing medical assistance for the terminally ill who make a choice for what is called Death with Dignity

Attempted Killing Puts 'Death with Dignity' in Spotlight

When a 71-year-old man walks into a hospital and shoots his terminally ill wife in an effort to kill her, it raises issues about end of life care and choice. A recent case in Hawaii brings strong emotions on a subject where emotions run high.

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