Physician Assisted Suicide

Vermont is now the fourth state in the country that allows physician assisted suicide.

The law, allowing physicians to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients, took effect Monday when it was signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin. But it could be some time before the first person is able to take advantage of the law. Dick Walters, of the group End of Life Choices, says he doesn’t think many people will take advantage of the law to end their lives, but it will improve end-of-life options for Vermonters.

Now it’s up to the Vermont Health Department to implement the rules.  For the first three years, the Vermont law will require patients to state three times they wish to die. One of those statements must be in writing.

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One Response to “Physician Assisted Suicide”

  1. Finny Says:

    This is wrong. Don't move to Vermont!

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