Oregon's Death with Dignity Act
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This paper argues for a repeal of Oregon's Death with Dignity Act which permits doctors to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to patients who choose to hasten their own death. The paper discusses the role of personal values in the desire to repeal the law.
From the Paper:"The law I would like to repeal is Oregon's Death with Dignity Act which gives physicians the right to assist terminally ill patients who choose to end their own life. Since the law was passed, many Oregon patients have used the law to hasten their own deaths. Former Attorney General John Ashcroft challenged the law, threatening to prosecute physicians who prescribed lethal doses of medication to patients, but the U.S. Supreme Court..."
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Oregon's Death with Dignity Act (2008, December 01) Retrieved June 25, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/argumentative-essay/oregon-death-with-dignity-act-120486/
"Oregon's Death with Dignity Act" 01 December 2008. Web. 25 June. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/argumentative-essay/oregon-death-with-dignity-act-120486/>