Examples of assisted suicide in a Sentence
a doctor who has been involved in several assisted suicides
an opponent of assisted suicide
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Megan Shaffer, of Carpendale, West Virginia, was charged on Thursday with second-degree murder, manslaughter and assisted suicide in the death of her 24-year-old boyfriend Alexander Stevens, court records show.
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ASSISTED SUICIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of assisted suicide for English Language Learners
: suicide with help from another person (such as a doctor) to end suffering from severe physical illness
medical Definition of assisted suicide
- Surveys also show assisted suicides are taking place covertly, often without a doctor's help.
- —Mark O'Keefe, The Sunday Oregonian (Portland, Oregon), 5 Oct. 1997
- Six of the 15 patients who chose assisted suicide in the act's first year had to ask more than one doctor before finding a physician who would write a lethal prescription.
- —Barry Siegel, The Los Angeles Times, 14 Nov. 1999
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