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World Medical Association 27 October 2017Family First Comment: When the professionals who would have to implement a proposed law vehemently oppose it, there are serious questions to be asked about the merit of the law.www.rejectassistedsuicide.nz The WMA and its national member medical associations, which include the Australian Medical Association, have strongly reiterated their long-standing opposition…
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World Medical Association reiterates strong opposition to physician assisted suicide — Family First NZ
Oregon’s Death with Dignity: Barriers remain 20 years later (Oregonian, 10/27/2017)
I take it that this is the first controversial topic in this class, and the subjects will probably become more interesting as it progresses.
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On a personal level, I would find physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia to be immoral.
BioEdge.org, a bioethics news source, released an article about physician assisted suicide (PAS) about a week ago. Oregon is one of the few states that have legalized PAS. 975 more words
Sept. 7 — The New York Court of Appeals released its decision today in the case of Myers v. Schneiderman, in which the plaintiffs sought to establish a ‘right’ to physician-assisted suicide under the Constitution of the State of New York. 154 more words
Doctors in the Netherlands helped kill 4.5 percent of all the people who died in the country in 2015, according to a recent review. 163 more words