Legalization Of Assisted Suicide Case Analysis

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II. Voluntary Injection
Moreover, the court will likely hold that Muhammed’s participation in the gubernatorial election was a voluntary injection, because he willingly inserted himself into the public’s eye, and sought to influence the resolution of the public controversy he involved. Ampex, 128 Cal. App. 4th at 1569. Muhammed has voluntarily injected himself into the gubernatorial election and legalization of assisted suicide by: (1) sponsoring publicity and efforts to influence the gubernatorial election by supporting the candidate Christine Connor (2) injecting himself into the center of public controversies to promote his views (3) through his participation, he seeks to influence the outcome of that controversy. Copp v. Paxton, 45 Cal.
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During the interview, Muhammed expressed to the interviewer about his opinion over legalization of assisted suicide. First, he promoted his hospice business by introducing his working experience, and that he started having an affinity for hospice and the care of the terminally ill when he was a kid and watched his father die from cancer. Second, he revealed his participation in the “White House” protest opposing the legalization of assisted suicide. Third, he expressed his opinion regarding the legalization of assisted suicide in California, that “since assisted suicide was legalized I haven’t been happy and it hasn’t been great for business. If I could get the law overturned, it would be better. In general figures, I’ve calculated that my business would double almost overnight.” Finally, he invited members of COMQWEST to subscribe his newsletter and websites, and to discuss with him under the screen name DignifiedDying. In this interview, Muhammed had expressed a clear intention of opposing legalization of assisted suicide, that he thought assisted suicide was unfair to the terminally ill and his business could be much better if the law was overturned, and he called the readers to follow his publications and to discuss with him for more related topics. With Muhammed’s permission, the interview was later published by COMQWEST on its business news web page, he hoped that this interview could either promote his hospice business or his views toward legalization of assisted suicide. Consequently, Muhammed had voluntarily injected himself into the public’s eyes by expressing his opinions to the

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