Could doctor-assisted suicides be in the future of Maryland? Well, Maryland lawmakers are set to discuss its future.
The bill would allow Marylanders with a terminal illnesses to receive aid in dying if they wish.
The person would have to self-administer the medication provided by physicians who chose to take part.
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Additionally, the person would have to submit three requests before being given the green light which includes one written, one oral, and one meeting with a physician one on one.
The bill also has safeguards in it to prevent someone from convincing a family member to do this.
Physicians who don’t want to be a part of assisted suicide can choose to opt-out.
However, if passed, the law would go into effect in October.
What are your thoughts?
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