A New Jersey legislative committee has approved a measure that would allow terminally ill people to die at their own hand, with the help of a lethal prescription.
A Philadelphia nurse accused of helping her 93-year-old terminally ill father kill himself by handing him a bottle of morphine says she was unjustly prosecuted.
A Pennsylvania judge dismissed an assisted suicide charge Tuesday against a nurse accused of handing her 93-year-old terminally ill father a bottle of morphine.
As a Philadelphia nurse faces up to ten years in prison for allegedly helping her terminally ill father kill himself, an expert on the subject of assisted suicide is warning that the practice is fraught with legal dangers.
Barbara Mancini is charged with handing her 93-year-old father, already in hospice care, a bottle of morphine he requested.