As Doctors Drop Opposition, Aid-in-Dying Advocates Target Next Battleground States

January 29, 2018

(Kaiser Health News) – The American Medical Association, the dominant voice for doctors nationwide, opposes allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending medications at a patient’s request, calling it “fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer.” But in December, the Massachusetts Medical Society became the 10th chapter of the AMA to drop its opposition and take a neutral stance on medical aid in dying.

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