DENVER — Kathryn Tucker has been busy the past few years. As director of legal affairs for Compassion & Choices, she peruses state constitutions and laws to see if they address assisted suicide, which she refers to euphemistically as “aid in dying.”
So far, Washington and Oregon are the only states that have legalized assisted suicide in this country. Some believe that Montana has also, but a legal analysis of two court decisions which supposedly legalize assisted suicide in the state questions that assumption.
For all its efforts, Compassion & Choices, which was once known as the Hemlock Society, has seen more setbacks than successes. But that hasn’t stopped its latest campaign from...READ MORE