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New York Court of Appeals Rejects ‘Right’ to Assisted Suicide

New York Court of Appeals Rejects ‘Right’ to Assisted Suicide

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms is one of our 40 state-based allies.

Today, the New York Court of Appeals released its decision in the case of Myers v. Schneiderman. In this case, the plaintiffs sought to establish a “right” to physician-assisted suicide under the Constitution of the State of New York.

In a 5-0 decision, the Court of Appeals has rejected the plaintiffs’ claims and has affirmed that the state’s existing laws against physician-assisted suicide are constitutional.

Read more at New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedom.