November 8, 2019

Opinion: India’s Proposed Commercial Surrogacy Ban Is an Assault on Women’s Rights

(Undark) – India’s commercial surrogacy industry, once a $400 million-a-year business, may now be on the verge of shutting down. In July, the Indian Parliament’s lower house, Lok Sabha, passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, a piece of legislation that … Read More

November 1, 2019

A Distraught Man Asked a Nurse Friend to Help Him Die, Prosecutors Say. Now She’s Charged with Murder.

(The Washington Post) – “California’s right to die law strictly governs the conditions under which terminally ill adult patients with the capacity to make medical decisions can be prescribed an aid-in-dying medication,” Spitzer said in a statement. “That was not … Read More

October 14, 2019

Federal Study Finds Nation’s Assisted Suicide Laws Rife with Dangers to People with Disabilities

(National Council on Disability) – Today, the National Council on Disability (NCD) released the findings of a federal examination of the country’s assisted suicide laws and their effect on people with disabilities, finding the laws’ safeguards are ineffective and oversight … Read More

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