Should Doctor Assisted Suicide Be Legal

February 12, 2015 1:32 PM

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On Wednesday, 53-year old Christie White filed a lawsuit in the San Francisco Superior court to challenge an archaic California law which makes it a felony for a doctor to advise upon or actively assist in the suicide of a patient, even if that patient is suffering from a terminal diagnosis, like cancer.

Hours before she filed her petition, White said, “When and if the time comes, I want to be able to gather my loved ones and meet my death with some dignity and peace of mind.”

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