By Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter
This month, New York’s highest court struck a blow to those seeking the right to obtain medical aid in dying in the context of terminal illness. It dismissed a case initiated in 2015 by three terminally ill patients requesting the legal right to receive the lethal medications from their doctors.
The ruling, foreclosing the possibility of establishing this right through judicial fiat, will give new momentum to an ongoing legislative effort. (…) Read Full Article Here