Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Some doctors oppose 'death-on-demand,' some don't

Charlie Butts and Marty Cooper - OneNewsNow

Washington's doctor-assisted suicide law goes into effect today.

Doctors will now be able to prescribe, by a patient's request, lethal doses of medication to terminally ill patients with less than six months to live. However, many doctors are hesitant to speak publicly about their stance on the "Death with Dignity" law, according to The Associated Press.

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