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Terminally Ill Patients Don’t Use Aid-In-Dying Laws To Relieve Pain

Supporters of “death with dignity” have succeeded in legalizing medical aid-in-dying in five states by convincing voters, lawmakers and courts that terminally ill patients have the right to die without suffering intractable pain in their final days or weeks

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