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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Nevada: "Assisting Persons Can Have Their Own Agendas"


Margaret Dore, a lawyer in Washington state, said the [Nevada] bill would have dire consequences. Besides encouraging people who may have years or decades yet to live to give up on life, it does not consider relatives or others who may pressure someone into voluntary suicide for nefarious reasons.

“Assisting persons can have their own agendas: an adult child wanting an inheritance; a financial predator seeking financial gain; or a doctor wanting to hide malpractice,” she said in a statement.

“The bill, if passed, will create he perfect crime,” she said.