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Boston TV journalist sees assisted-suicide proposal as 'deeply flawed'

Catholic World News - October 19, 2012

In a Boston Globe column, veteran Boston TV news anchor Liz Walker argues strongly against Proposition 2, the referendum item that would legalize physician-assisted suicide in Massachusetts.

The proposal is "deeply flawed," Walker writes. She points out that the law would make no provision for testing patients for depression, informing families, testing doctors' predictions about life expectancy, or informing terminal patients about palliative care.

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