Washington joins Oregon
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7th November 2008
The US state of Washington is to join Oregon in legalising assisted suicide...
Voters in Washington State have passed the I-1000 assisted suicide Initiative, thereby legalising 'Oregon Style' assisted suicide in their state. The Initiative 1000 passed by a 58 - 42 percent margin. Read full article...
American anti-euthanasia campaigners comment:
The medical profession has also come out strongly against the decision.
American media analysis:
- The Olympian - Assisted suicide legalised in this state
- Life News - Washington becomes second state to legalize assisted suicide in election vote
- The Herald - Doctor-assisted suicide measure leading