Last updated on: 7/12/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

UPDATED: Did You Know?

UPDATED: Did You Know? – In classical Athens, city magistrates kept a supply of poison for anyone who wished to die. The earliest American statute to explicitly outlaw assisted suicide was enacted in New York on Dec. 10, 1828. Physician-assisted suicide is legal in three US states: Oregon, Washington, and Montana. Read these and other little known facts in the euthanasia debate on our updated resource page.