This terminally ill man is glad he rejected assisted suicide

Diagnosed with terminal brain cancer three years ago, his doctors said he likely had about four months to live, but he's still alive today "enjoying the arrival of our second son and living life to the fullest”

Three years ago, J.J. Hanson received a diagnosis that no one wants to hear. He had terminal brain cancer, and doctors said his time was short – he likely had about four months to live. “The surgeon said my cancer was inoperable and three different doctors told me there was nothing they could do,” Hanson said. He was diagnosed with glioblastoma, the same type of brain cancer … [Read more...]

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Ban on assisted suicide upheld

Kamala Harris says it's up to the legislature, not the court

The following comes from an August 14 CBS San Francisco article: A San Francisco Superior Court judge Friday upheld the enforcement of California laws dating back 141 years barring physician-assisted suicide after hearing arguments in a lawsuit filed by several terminally ill patients. Several plaintiffs including Christy O’Donnell and her Bay Area doctor, Robert Brody, … [Read more...]

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