VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope has condemned the assisted suicide movement, which he considers to be a symptom of today’s “throw-away culture” that views the sick and elderly as a drain on society.
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(RNS) Already, Brittany Maynard’s decision has reignited hotly contested debates as to whether physician-assisted suicide should be expanded beyond the five states where it is legal.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Communication, physical independence and enjoyment in daily life are more important to a good quality of life than freedom from severe pain, according to a new survey.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Most Americans hold strong views on the care they want — or don’t want — if they are faced with an incurable disease. A new survey from Pew Research finds that the number of those who would fight death to the bitter end is growing.
(RNS) Here's a quick tour of selected state ballot measures from the 2012 elections. By Jeanie Groh.