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Publication Information:
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]

Physical Description:
232 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Opposing viewpoints
Should governments allow euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide? Euthanasia should be legal / Euthanasia should not be legal / Euthanasia should be illegal but tacitly permitted / Palliative care is a better option for the terminally ill than euthanasia / Euthanasia: hope you never need it, but be glad the option is there / There is a right to die / Liberals should be wary of assisted suicide / What effect does euthanasia have on individuals and society? Euthanasia is merciful and reasonable / Euthanasia is barbarous and immoral / Euthanasia respects individual autonomy and requires deliberation / Euthanasia devalues human life and limits individual freedom / Legalizing euthanasia can become a slippery slope / There is no evidence that legalizing euthanasia will lead to a slippery slope / Legalizing euthanasia leads to a stronger and more compassionate society / Legalizing euthanasia has a negative impact on society / What controversies impact the euthanasia debate? Child euthanasia should be allowed / Euthanasia for children is wrong-- as Belgium proposes new law / Euthanasia should be allowed for emotional suffering / Euthanasia should not be allowed for emotional suffering / Massachusetts vote may change how the nation dies / Physicians should not play a role in assisted suicide / How does the Affordable Care Act affect the euthanasiaia debate? Canada has death panels / Death panels are inevitable as long as health care is considered a commodity / The Affordable Care Act death panels are a myth / ObamaCare is to euthanasia what Roe v. Wade was to abortion / The Affordable Care Act could bring attention to the Death with Dignity movement
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