Vermont Legalizes Physician-Assisted Suicide
Vermont has become the third state in the country, and the first in the east to legalize physician assisted suicide.
The Vermont state legislature passed a so-called death with dignity bill last week. And in so doing, it became the first state to approve such a measure through legislative efforts, rather than through a voter referendum.
The bill was signed into law just moments ago by Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin
Peter Shumlin, governor of Vermont.
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