Medical Societies Speak Out on Proposed Aid-in-Dying Bills

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Last week a Nebraska legislative committee began deliberations on one such bill , prompting protests from the Nebraska Medical Association and Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians. The bill, they argue, “would force doctors to make subjective value judgments about the quality of a patient’s life,” according to an Associated Press report. Though the California Medical Association has taken a neutral stance, other groups in the U.S.