The Massachusetts proposal attempts to mitigate coercion by doctors, health insurance companies, and family members, but this will always be a concern when the state dispenses the power to end life…. His wife took him for a last Heath Bar Blizzard at Dairy Queen…They served him toasted Haystack Bread, from a Canon Beach bakery, topped with his wife’s homemade raspberry jam. Around 8:30 that night, after everyone had said their goodbyes, he drank the Seconal solution from one of his favorite Scotch glasses.
“‘Death with Dignity’ on the Massachusetts Ballot”
May 6, 2012