Jack Long

World News Writer

Tue

26

Sep

2017

Assisted Suicide Law Struck Down in New York

by Jack Long

 

On September 7, the New York Supreme Court unanimously ruled that a constitutional right to aid-in-dying does not exist in Sara Myers v. Schneiderman, a dispute between the End of Life Choices advocacy group and the Attorney General of New York. End of Life Choices sued on behalf of three patients who wanted assistance from medical professionals in committing suicide. Following Penal Law § 120.30, Attorney General Schneiderman would have been required to prosecute any such action; therefore, the patients became plaintiffs and the case made it all the way to the State Supreme Court.

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Tue

26

Sep

2017

Mass from the Third-Person Perspective

by Jack Long

 

Few colleges give students the chance to see priests spilling off of a stage, but that was not the only thing to be thankful for at Boston College’s Mass of the Holy Spirit.

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