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Friday, January 31, 2014

Judge rules patients in New Mexico have fundamental right to get aid in dying

By Susan Montoya Bryan
Associated Press
Originally posted January 13, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A New Mexico judge has ruled some patients can choose a physician's aid in getting prescription medications to peacefully end their lives.

Second Judicial District Judge Nan Nash ruled Monday that the ability of competent, terminally ill patients to choose aid in dying is a fundamental right under the state constitution.

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