A judge has ruled that Cook Children's Medical Center can end the baby's life-sustaining treatment.
"I don't want someone else deciding for me whether I'm ready to die or not. I'm not a child anymore—I know what I want."
Omid suffers from a rare nervous system disorder that will slowly and painfully kill him. He's crowdfunding a legal challenge for the right to die how he wants.
At Canada’s biggest hospital network, 19 patients had a medically assisted death in 2016-17.
Adam Maier-Clayton became the face of the mentally ill in Canada's right to die debate.
Since the death of euthanasia campaigner Lecretia Seales, public opinion seems to have reached a tipping point but the political will is slow to catch up.
Adam Maier-Clayton is 27. Canada's new assisted suicide legislation won't allow a doctor to help him commit suicide, so he's planning to do it himself.
In the western province of Alberta, provincial officials are trying to find more doctors willing to offer assisted dying.
Terminally ill California patients will now be able to request life-ending medications from their doctors.
The big vote on assisted dying legislation was slated for Thursday in Canada's House of Commons, but an altercation involving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a female legislator the previous day means it could be delayed.
At issue is the narrowness of the proposed law, which restricts medically-assisted death to mentally-sound adults over 18 who have a "serious and incurable illness, disease or disability" and voluntarily consent to die.