Physician Assisted Suicide in Ohio
Ohio lawmakers will consider a proposal by Senator Charleta B. Tavares to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Ohio. The bill is based off those from states such as Oregon and will allow an increase in options for terminally ill adults planning their end of life care.
Today, we take a look at what the bill would mean for Ohio and how similar laws work in six other states as well as the district of Columbia.
- Randy Ludlow, reporter, The Columbus Dispatch
- Lisa Vigil Schattinger, co-founder and executive director of the nonprofit Ohio End of Life Options
- John B. Kelly, regional director, Not Dead Yet