Years ago, the newly legalized Oregon physician-assisted suicide law caused much discussion at my St. Louis hospital. Some of my fellow nurses said that they supported such a law but when I asked them if they would participate, they were shocked. 1,021 more words
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Comment: Note the quote about why Governor Brown signed this bill after it was defeated 4 times in committee with weeks of deliberation: “In the end, I was left to reflect on what I would want in the face of my own death,” the governor wrote. 1,064 more words
Glossary: Key memes, dog-whistles, canards, euphemisms and obsessions in the Wall Street Journal and other GOP language factories, Sept 21-Oct 1, 2015
conscience rights: any moral position a Tea Partier holds that gives them an exemption from following the law.
crackpot attitudes: Pope Francis’s positions that the Tea Party disagrees with. 392 more words
In his September 23, 2015 article “Ontario doctors squeezed on conscientious objection to assisted suicide” , Michael Cook states that
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“The legalisation of physician-assisted suicide in Canada after February’s decision by the Supreme Court is starting to affect doctors.