Life Legal Fights Medical Murder

Last week, Life Legal had the opportunity to meet three heroes in the fight against the legalization of assisted suicide: 30-year-old former U.S. Marine JJ Hanson, his wife Kristen Hanson, and Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, a psychiatrist with the University of California at Irvine’s Neuropsychiatric Center. In 2014, both Brittany Maynard and JJ Hanson were diagnosed…

End of Life Option Act Lacks Accountability

Though California’s assisted suicide bill has gone into effect, pro-life attorneys are preparing for another court date to halt the measure. The End of Life Option Act legalizes doctor-assisted suicide, although questions remain about its legality and ethics on the part of lawmakers in how it was passed. Read more about Life Legal’s challenge to…

5 Problems with the End of Life Option Act

California’s End of Life Option Act does not require a psychological evaluation prior to receiving a prescription for aid-in-dying drugs. This lack of basic psychological evaluation and treatment constitutes medical negligence. The Act puts vulnerable individuals at risk. We can’t ignore the economic factors at work in medicine. For example, patients in Oregon have been…