What would you do if you were given only six months to live? Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard was faced with that question when she was diagnosed with a devastating form of brain cancer. The former San Francisco resident was told she was terminally ill. She opted to move, with her husband, to Oregon where assisted suicide is legal.
Maynard’s decision has been covered extensively in the news and opened up a huge debate on the issue of whether terminally ill patients have a right to die at a time of their own choosing. Read more