Montana may become the first U.S. state to rule that assisted suicide is a right guaranteed by the state's constitution.
"Lawyers on both sides [of the question of assisted suicide] say the Montana Supreme Court has a tradition of interpreting the State Constitution with [the inviolability of human dignity] in mind, with privacy rights and personal liberty often outweighing other concerns. The court ruled in 1997, for example, that Montana’s anti-sodomy laws were unconstitutional invasions of privacy." (NYT)
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"Man has the right ... to die when and how he will." —Liber OZ, the Thelemic declaration of the rights of mankind.