"A [ Maryland #AssistedSuicide] that would allow terminally ill patients to prompt their own deaths with a physician's help will likely be stalled for another year, according to Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Will Smith.
Disability rights advocates have been some of the strongest opponents of #AssistedSuicide legalization in New York. They are—correctly—concerned that persons with disabilities could be manipulated or pressured into #AssistedSuicide.
"The American Medical Association's Code of Ethics maintains that assisting in death violates a fundamental code for medical practitioners. The American Psychiatric Association adopted the same position as the AMA in 2016." #AssistedSuicide