Wed., March 28, 2012 8:05am
Assisting in another person's suicide would be become a felony crime in Georgia punishable by up to a decade in prison under legislation passed Tuesday by the Senate. The legislation responds to a state Supreme Court ruling in February that struck down a 1994 law banning people from publicly advertising suicide.
Tue., February 28, 2012 6:57pm
A state House committee passed a bill Tuesday that would make it a felony to help someone commit suicide. The bill follows a recent Georgia Supreme Court decision that struck down an existing assisted suicide law.
Wed., February 22, 2012 4:00pm
The state House of Representatives proposed a change Tuesday to Georgia's assisted suicide law. The new bill seeks felony punishment for anyone who knowingly and willfully assists someone in taking their life.
Mon., February 6, 2012 1:37pm
Georgia's top court on Monday struck down a state law designed to discourage assisted suicides after a legal battle brought by four members of a suicide group who said it also violated free speech rights.
Fri., December 10, 2010 3:12pm
The Final Exit Network claims Georgia’s statute against assisted suicide is unconstitutionally vague and violates free speech. State law makes it a felony to “commit any overt act” to further the purpose of suicide.
Thu., April 1, 2010 6:43pm
“Not guilty” is the plea from four members of an assisted suicide group. A
Tue., March 9, 2010 1:06pm
A Georgia grand jury has indicted four members of an assisted suicide group