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The two-character ISO 3166 country code for AMERICAN SAMOA.

AS

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for American Samoa. This is the code used in international transactions to and from American Samoan bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for American Samoa. This is used as an international standard for shipping to American Samoa. As a territory of the United States, American Samoa is also assigned the geocode ISO 3166-2:US-AS.
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The poll found that Americans also do not consider assisted suicide a priority.
Appel argues that assisted suicide should not only be available to the terminally ill, but also to people with "purely psychological disease" such as victims "of repeated bouts of severe depression," if the suicidal person "rationally might prefer dignified death over future suffering.
21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse, bipartisan coalition is once again prepared to educate, advocate and defeat legislation that will permit assisted suicide in California.
Physicians for Compassionate Care Education Foundation (PCCEF) continues to express, on behalf of all its members, profound grief for those vulnerable individuals frightened into committing assisted suicide.
But Californians Against Assisted Suicide, which blasted the bill when it was introduced, renewed its criticism Tuesday, saying Levine's measure lacked oversight and failed to protect a vulnerable segment of society.
Oregonians voted for the assisted suicide law not once, but twice - approving it narrowly in 1994 and then by a 60-40 margin in 1997.
In the Ninth Circuit, an existing ban on assisted suicide was successfully challenged under the equal protection clause of the Constitution's Fourteenth Amendment.
Will California's new assisted suicide law actually result in fewer people committing suicide as its supporters have promised?
July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The No On SB 128/Californians Against Assisted Suicide coalition issued the following statement today from Marilyn Golden, No On SB 128 co-chair and Senior Policy Analyst for the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund :
A SENIOR doctor yesterday told of the "nightmare scenario" where people will be offered assisted suicide.
Francis College) explains the controversy over euthanasia and assisted suicide over the past 100 years in the US and the UK, with emphasis on the past 50 years.
LEGALISING assisted suicide for terminally ill people is unnecessary, discriminatory and unsafe.
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