- In the state of Oregon, 460 patients have died from legal assisted suicide since it became legal in 1997. (Source: Oregon Department of Human Services)
- Voters in Maine rejected the legalization of assisted suicide in their state during the November 2000 elections.
- Studies examining the psychological background of individuals who kill themselves show that 95% have a diagnosable mental disorder at the time of death.
(Source: New York State Task Force on Life and the Law)
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