Dying is a moral event, professor says. And N.J.’s law has finally caught up with morality.

September 11, 2019

By T. Patrick Hill

New Jersey’s Medical-Aid-in-Dying legislation authorizes physicians to issue a prescription to end the lives of their patients who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness, are expected to die within six months, and have requested their physicians to help them do so. While the legislation does not require physicians to issue the prescription, it does require them to transfer a patient’s medical records to another physician who has agreed to prescribe the lethal medication.

Opinion, NJ.com, September 9, 2019

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