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Euthanasia

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  • Los Angeles may become a 'sanctuary city' for cat lovers

    Los Angeles may become a 'sanctuary city' for cat lovers
    Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Koretz has proposed raising the number of cats that Los Angeles residents can have in their homes from three to five. I know what you’re thinking: “Oh, no, I’m already over the limit. What will I do...
  • Letters: Wishing to die

    Re "The case against assisted suicide," Letters, Nov. 14 Regarding Marilyn Golden's objection to assisted suicide, let's hope that she never has to "legally receive palliative sedation, in which [the terminally ill] are sedated while their underlying...
  • Letters: The case against assisted suicide

    Re "A chilling end-of-life case," Column, Nov. 6 Steve Lopez did not mention why assisted-suicide legislation failed three times in deep-blue California. A broad coalition of disability rights organizations, independent living groups, doctors and...
  • When life isn't living

    When life isn't living
    Most of the mail that crosses my desk deals with politics, policy and other largely impersonal subjects. Occasionally, readers will tell their own deeply personal stories as a way to inform a discussion. Several did just that in response to Steve Lopez'...
  • Pennsylvania case a chilling one for death-with-dignity advocates

    Pennsylvania case a chilling one for death-with-dignity advocates
    I keep waiting for the news that prosecutors in Pennsylvania have come to their senses and dropped criminal charges against Barbara Mancini. But so far, that hasn't happened, which means the Philadelphia resident, an emergency room nurse, may soon be on...
  • Dodgers' season ends in 9-0 loss to Cardinals in Game 6 of NLCS

    Dodgers' season ends in 9-0 loss to Cardinals in Game 6 of NLCS
    The Dodgers could have imagined a lot of scenarios for their Game 6 Friday night and never come up with the one that actually unfolded. Not in the wildest dreams or darkest nightmares. Clayton Kershaw almost melting. Their defense unable to make a play....
  • If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up

    If you think Christians here are persecuted, you need to grow up
    The notion that religious freedom is under siege isn't just an American preoccupation. Some Christian leaders in Britain also have sounded the alarm, prompting a pointed rejoinder from the former spiritual leader of the Church of England that also...
  • Vermont House OKs right-to-die bill; governor expected to sign it

    Vermont House OKs right-to-die bill; governor expected to sign it
    Vermont is on track to become the fourth state to allow severely ill patients to end their lives under medical supervision. The state’s House of Representatives voted 75 to 65 on Monday night to approve the “Patient Choice at End of Life&...
  • Booth Gardner dies at 76; former Washington state governor

    Booth Gardner dies at 76; former Washington state governor
    Booth Gardner, a two-term Democratic governor who later in life spearheaded a campaign that made Washington the second state in the nation to legalize assisted suicide for the terminally ill, has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was...
  • Saving thousands of adoptable animals, one at a time

    Saving thousands of adoptable animals, one at a time
    I hate to be a party pooper. So I've been eager to join the celebration over "No-Kill December" — the first time that Los Angeles city animal shelters have managed to go an entire month without euthanizing any adoptable dogs or cats. But I couldn'...
  • How to know when it's time to say goodbye to an animal companion?

    We had to put Felix to sleep last month. I say "had to put him to sleep" because I can't bear the thought there might have been an alternative. I had two other dogs who lived to be 21 before dying at home. Toward the end, several people had suggested I...