Portuguese court nixes euthanasia law LISBON -- Portugal’s Constitutional Court ruled on March 15 that a recently passed assisted suicide law is unconstitutional. In January, Portugal’s parliament passed a euthanasia bill that permitted euthanasia in cases of psychiatric suffering, disability, or when patients refused care for treatable illness. President Marcelo de Sousa said the bill was “excessively imprecise” and refused to sign […]

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