In the week from June 18 to July 1, 2018:
- The California End of Life Option Act continued providing relief to terminally ill state residents after an appelate court reinstated the law with a stay on a lower court ruling invalidating it.
- The California Department of Public Health released its annual report on the use of the law.
- “What’s ignored in the debate over aid in dying,” San Francisco Chronicle, 6/18/2018
- “Aid in Dying, When Suffering Is Unbearable,” New York Times, 6/20/2018
- “Assisted death rate nearly doubled in California in 2017,” Sacramento Bee, 6/22/2018
- “374 People Used California’s Assisted Death Law In 2017,” CBS Sacramento (via Associated Press), 6/22/2018
- “With D.C. and California laws in jeopardy, a fresh debate over medical aid in dying,” USA Today, 6/25/2018
- “Fate of State Assisted Suicide Law Left to Appellate Court,” MyNewsLA.com, 6/29/2018
- “How patients, doctors and police are navigating California’s right-to-die law, now at the mercy of state courts,” OC Register, 6/29/2018
- “Who is exercising their legal right to die in California?” VC Star, 7/1/2018
Around the U.S.
- New Jersey: “On death and dying: Do Jews have a choice?,” New Jersey Jewish News, 6/25/2018
- Wisconsin: “Dr. Zorba Paster: End of life article continues to draw responses,” Wisconsin State Journal, 6/29/2018
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