Month: February 2018
Four Things You Need to Know About Assisted Suicide Laws
There are currently six states in our country that have “death with dignity” or “aid in dying” laws on their books; an additional five will consider assisted suicide bills in 2018. Minnesota does not currently have laws allowing assisted suicide, but we are likely to see a bill presented soon. Therefore, now is the time
What is Assisted Suicide?
Assisted suicide, euthanasia, and refusal of life-sustaining treatment may be related, but they are not the same thing. Defining these terms is a crucial first step towards ethical care in Minnesota. Assisted Suicide is : Suicide committed by someone with assistance from another person. That definition from Merriam-Webster covers the basics. However, in terms specific to