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New York top court rejects right to doctor-assisted suicide

New York’s highest court on Thursday ruled that doctor-assisted suicide is illegal in the state, rejecting a lawsuit claiming that mentally competent, terminally ill patients have a right to have their doctors prescribe lethal drugs. In a unanimous, unsigned opinion, the seven judges of the...
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