Neuhaus, Richard John
December 1990
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1990, Issue 8, p64
Focuses on the views of William F. May of Southern Methodist University, on mercy killing. Criticism of the moral right of a country to kill for mercy.


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