Suicide billboard: NJ billboard endorsing suicide posted along Route 22 in New Jersey prompts uproar

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HILLSIDE, N.J. (WPIX) – A large billboard on a stretch of a busy New Jersey highway endorsing the idea of suicide is causing quite the uproar with locals and passersby.

The 15-by-49 foot billboard reading, “My Life. My Death. My Choice.” was put up June 28 on Route 22 and faces eastbound traffic.

The campaign — which has also been launched in California and Florida — is paid for by the Final Exit Network, a nationwide group that reportedly provides guidance to adults seeking to end a life of constant pain from incurable illness.

The group claims both New Jersey and San Francisco were selected because a majority of people in the area would be open to the message. Organizers say Florida was picked because of its large elderly population.

Full story: Suicide Billboard: NJ Billboard Endorsing Suicide Posted Along Route 22 in New Jersey Prompts Uproar – WPIX