Suicide Pays

Smith, Wesley J.
June 1999
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1999, Issue 94, p14
Focuses on the debate on the issue of assisted suicide. Legality of the practice in the state of Oregon; Financial aspects of assisted suicide; Study results undermining the financial impact of legalizing the practice; Study authors; Errors of the findings; Implications of the practice on medical insurance.


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