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'Death with Dignity' advocates rally in Annapolis
'Death with Dignity' advocates rally in Annapolis

Advocates for a "death with dignity" law lobbied Annapolis lawmakers Wednesday, trying to garner support for a proposal that's under consideration in legislatures across the country.  A pending bill that would allow certain terminally ill patients to take a doctor-prescribed pill will get its first hearing in Annapolis on Friday. Before then, advocates hope to combat the perception they're proposing a "physician-assisted suicide" law. The proposed law, they said, expressly requires a patient to take a life-ending drug without any assistance.  It also would make it a felony to coerce a patient to chose to seek or take the drug, which would be...

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