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Lawmakers shouldn’t rush to legalize assisted suicide

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The filing of a physician assisted suicide bill in the Maryland General Assembly continues to draw out strong opposition from across Maryland. In a recent letter to the editor in the Baltimore Sun, Dr. Louis C. Breschi, a physician with more than 40 years experience in medical ethics, argues that the physician assisted suicide legislation...

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‘Death with dignity’ bill is fatally flawed

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February 20, 2015 Baltimore Sun Letter to the Editor  As a born Marylander and disability advocate, I was disappointed to read the article on the proposed physician-assisted suicide legislation in Maryland (“Dying former official a focus of Maryland assisted suicide bill,” Feb. 14). I was particularly troubled by the article’s failure to acknowledge concerns from...

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Physician assisted suicide bill filed in maryland

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Bills to legalize physician assisted suicide have been filed in the Maryland General Assembly – a version in the House and one in the Senate.  As part of a national effort to legalize physician assisted suicide, the group Compassion and Choices (formerly the Hemlock Society) has convinced a group of legislators in the House and...

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