Life, Law, and Suicide

August 1998
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1998, Issue 85, p45
Explains the primary risks associated with the legalization of assisted suicide in the United States. Includes improper management of physical symptoms; Insufficiency of attention to the suffering and fears of dying patients; Vulnerability of socially marginalized groups; Devaluation of the lives of the disabled.


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