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Doctors Sue to Block New California Law Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide

June 13, 2016

(Wall Street Journal) – A group of doctors are going to court to try to knock down a new California law that allows terminally ill adults with less than six months to live to get a doctor’s prescription for a lethal dose of “aid-in-dying” drugs. The plaintiffs suing are five physicians from southern California and the American Academy of Medical Ethics, a Christian medical group with a national membership in the thousands.

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