(RNS) Right-to-die legislation inspired by patient advocate Brittany Maynard passed a milestone in California Thursday when the state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill to legalize physician-assisted dying.
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“Brittany Maynard’s death … made it a political issue for younger people, not just older people,” said medical ethicist Arthur Caplan.
(RNS) Tennessee approved a constitutional amendment that will give more power to state lawmakers to regulate and restrict abortion.
PUNE, India (RNS) I had no idea whether I was ready for the Osho International Meditation Resort. But chanting a name other than the divine ones I believe in felt wrong.
(RNS) A transgender student at George Fox University has filed a formal complaint after being denied all-male housing on campus.
WASHINGTON (RNS) As Rhode Island becomes the 10th state to approve same-sex marriage, a leading opponent blames Hollywood, academia and the mainstream media for the movement.
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) After a string of victories for gay rights at the ballot box this year, gay rights groups here are positioning for a 2014 battle to try and become the first state to overturn a 10-year constitutional ban on gay marriage. By Harry Esteve.
(RNS) Here's a quick tour of selected state ballot measures from the 2012 elections. By Jeanie Groh.
BEND, Ore. (RNS) State labor officials have ordered a dentist to pay nearly $348,000 to settle allegations that he threatened to fire a dental assistant unless she attended a Scientology-related training session. By Molly Young.
PORTLAND, Ore. (RNS) The largest mosque in Oregon stands out for its traditional focus and charismatic imam. The imam has been at the center of a mysterious FBI probe, and he's suing over being placed on a no-fly list. Many at the mosque suspect the government is trying to harass people into a more westernized Islam. By Helen Jung.