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Euthanasia / Margaret Haerens, book editor.

Haerens, Margaret, (editor.).


"Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780737772623
  • ISBN: 073777262X
  • ISBN: 9780737772630
  • ISBN: 0737772638
  • Physical Description: 232 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
ch. 1. Should governments allow euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide? Euthanasia should be legal / Howard Ball -- Euthanasia should not be legal / Bill Muehlenberg -- Euthanasia should be illegal but tacitly permitted / Brendan O'Neill -- Palliative care is a better option for the terminally ill than euthanasia / Adam J. MacLeod -- Euthanasia: hope you never need it, but be glad the option is there / Philip Nitschke -- There is a right to die / Peter Singer -- Liberals should be wary of assisted suicide / E.J. Dionne -- ch. 2. What effect does euthanasia have on individuals and society? Euthanasia is merciful and reasonable / Terry Pratchett -- Euthanasia is barbarous and immoral / Rosie DiManno -- Euthanasia respects individual autonomy and requires deliberation / Mars Cramer -- Euthanasia devalues human life and limits individual freedom / United States Conference of Catholic Bishops -- Legalizing euthanasia can become a slippery slope / Sherif Emil -- There is no evidence that legalizing euthanasia will lead to a slippery slope / Dan Gardner -- Legalizing euthanasia leads to a stronger and more compassionate society / Steve Siebold -- Legalizing euthanasia has a negative impact on society / Tom Mortier and Steven Bieseman -- ch. 3. What controversies impact the euthanasia debate? Child euthanasia should be allowed / Luke J. Davies -- Euthanasia for children is wrong-- as Belgium proposes new law / Charles Foster -- Euthanasia should be allowed for emotional suffering / Mary Elizabeth Williams -- Euthanasia should not be allowed for emotional suffering / Tim Stanley -- Massachusetts vote may change how the nation dies / Lewis M. Cohen -- Physicians should not play a role in assisted suicide / Chethan Sathya -- ch. 4. How does the Affordable Care Act affect the euthanasia debate? Canada has death panels / Adam Goldenberg -- Death panels are inevitable as long as health care is considered a commodity / James Ridgeway -- The Affordable Care Act death panels are a myth / Linda Milazzo -- ObamaCare is to euthanasia what Roe v. Wade was to abortion / Brian J. Kopp -- The Affordable Care Act could bring attention to the Death with Dignity movement / Roy Speckhardt.
Subject: Euthanasia.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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