Wednesday, January 18, 2006

"Supreme Court Upholds Oregon Suicide Law"

"WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked the Bush administration's attempt to punish doctors who help terminally ill patients die, protecting Oregon's one-of-a-kind assisted-suicide law.

It was the first loss for Chief Justice John Roberts, who joined the court's most conservative members - Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas - in a long but restrained dissent."

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My Opinion: I have mixed emotions on this ruling... I can see how death would be putting someone out of their misery...