Thursday, February 07, 2008

Oregon Man Kills Wife, Tests Assisted Suicide Law on Voluntary Euthanasia

An Oregon man has killed his disabled wife in a test of the one-of-a-kind state law that allows assisted suicide there. John Roberts says his wife Virginia was afflicted with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease and he took her life to see if the state would allow him to get away with voluntary euthanasia, or so-called mercy killing.

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