New York Court of Appeals Rejects ‘Right’ to Assisted Suicide New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms is one of our 40 state-based allies. Today, the New York Court of Appeals released its decision in the case of Myers v. Schneiderman. In this case, the plaintiffs sought to establish a “right” to physician-assisted suicide under the Constitution […]
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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...
New York's ban on assisted suicide stands after the state's highest court rejected arguments from terminally ill patients who want the right to seek life-ending drugs from a doctor. The … Click to Continue »
The lawsuit challenging the law was filed by three terminally ill patients from New York City. The post New York Appeals Court Delivers Major Ruling on Doctor Assisted Suicide appeared first on RedState.
There is no constitutional right to assisted suicide, so the courts keep ruling. In Washington v Glucksberg (1997), the Supreme Court of United States rejected an attempt to impose an assisted suicide Roe v. Wade. State supreme cour...