Terminally-ill patients face shortage of right-to-die drug amid controversy over capital punishment

A spat between a drug manufacturer and states that use the death penalty could soon be impinging upon Washington residents’ right to die”

 

I recently wrote a piece for Real Change on the unintended consequences of European pharmaceutical companies attempts to thwart their drugs’ use in executions in the United States. It is unsurprisingly tragic that as things stand the state’s right to kill trumps the individuals’ right to die.  Hopefully things will change soon?  It was also written about (with numerous factual inaccuracies) in the Willamette Week paper.

 

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