Euthanasia Activists Push to Legalize Assisted Suicide, Next Target New Jersey
On the euthanasia front, legalization of assisting suicide is under consideration in New Jersey, while the Minnesota Supreme Court is set to hear an important related case.
In New Jersey, the so-called ÔÇťDeath With Dignity Act,ÔÇŁ A3328, has been voted out of committee and awaits floor consideration. Along with its companion Senate Bill, S2259, it could be considered by the legislature at any time until the end of the year.
Minnesota is facing a different problem. In Minnesota, the ÔÇťFinal Exit NetworkÔÇŁ has been in legal trouble because of its roll in several suicides. The Final Exit Network is a network of volunteer activists that assist in peopleÔÇÖs suicides using counseling, guidance, and information on suicide techniques....