On Wednesday, those in New York are filing a lawsuit asking courts to rule that medically-assisted suicide should be legal.
Maynard, a UC Berkeley grad who lived in Alamo, made national headlines when she moved to Oregon to legally end her life after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
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All the while, she argued she should have had the right to die in California.
The New York Times reports the lawsuit there seeks to overturn a current law that classifies medically-assisted suicide as manslaughter.
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Right now, only five states allow terminally ill patients to take their lives.
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