Is there a right to die?

January 1997
Christian Century;1/22/97, Vol. 114 Issue 3, p70
Reports on the US Supreme Court's hearings on the legality of laws barring physician-assisted suicide. Debate over whether the Constitution includes a right to doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients; Plans by Senators Byron Dorgan and John Ashcroft to introduce legislation that would prohibit the use of federal dollars to pay for or promote assisted suicides; Opposition of religious groups to assisted suicide.


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