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Controversial Suicide Law Marks 10 Years

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Controversial Suicide Law Marks 10 Years

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Controversial Suicide Law Marks 10 Years

Controversial Suicide Law Marks 10 Years

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The nation's first physician-assisted suicide law — Oregon's Death with Dignity Act — has been in place now for a decade. Other states have attempted — and failed — to pass similar measure since then. Only Oregon has been able to pass and keep the law on its books. Colin Fogarty with Oregon Public Broadcasting looks back over the past 10 years and assisted suicide law today.