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Reno Gazette-Journal: Nevada Should Reject Assisted Suicide

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Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

By Dr. Kirk Bronander

In the past 20 years, more than 175 state campaigns to legalize assisted suicide have been introduced.  Most have failed and continue to fail, even in some of the most progressive states across the country. As a physician, I see assisted suicide as an unnecessary policy that harms rather than helps patients.

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Assisted Suicide Bill Fails to Win Support in Nevada

rj graphics templateNevada has become the latest state to say no to an assisted suicide bill. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that a doctor-prescribed suicide bill will not be heard in the Nevada state legislature. The assisted suicide bill will die without a hearing. Only a handful of states have legalized assisted suicide, indicating that such measures, when introduced in a state legislature, do not generally have widespread legislative support. Nevada joins Connecticut as the most recent state to abandon an assisted suicide bill this legislative session.

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