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By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 10th, 2019
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Oregon seeks to expand assisted suicide as new report indicates another annual rise

The 2018 Oregon annual assisted suicide report is similar to prior years: there were more assisted suicides in 2018, ten more than in 2017. According to the 2018 Oregon assisted suicide report: There were 168 reported assisted More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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EU court to hear Tom Mortier case: Mother euthanized by doctor without telling family

The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to consider the case of Tom Mortier, whose mother received a lethal injection from a doctor who euthanized her for being depressed and did not inform her family. The More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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Joni Eareckson Tada on Disability and Oregon’s Physician-Assisted Suicide Law

Joni Eareckson Tada issued this statement on Disability and Oregon’s Physician-Assisted Suicide Law “Ever since the 1990s when Oregon passed its Death with Dignity Act, I’ve been working to de-grease More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Dutch government panel rules euthanasia doctor ‘acted in good faith’ when he murdered woman with dementia

A Dutch doctor who euthanized an elderly woman with dementia “acted in good faith,” according to an euthanasia oversight panel, preventing the doctor from being prosecuted. This particular case was More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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Supreme Court affirms right to use drug midazolam in lethal injection executions

The Supreme Court has affirmed the use of a drug that has been implicated in several botched lethal executions, which has now fueled renewed pressure on California to review the use of lethal injections. The justices More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Low IQ can’t save Robert Ladd, executed for 1996 Vicki Garner murder

A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on parole for a triple slaying years earlier was executed after appeals failed again. Robert Ladd, 57, received a lethal injection More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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Cop killer in Texas, Edgar Tamayo, given a heroes burial in Mexico

The man who murdered police officer Guy Gaddis twenty years ago was finally put to death in Texas by lethal injection. Edgar Tamayo Back in Mexico, at the man’s burial, thousands turned out to mourn Edgar More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Oklahoma man, Ronald Lott, executed for rape and murder of Anna Fowler, Zelma Cutler in the 1980s

An Oklahoma man was executed Tuesday for the convicted murder and rape of two elderly women in the late 1980’s. Ronald Lott, age 53, was executed by lethal injection at a state prison, Oklahoma state Department More...


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