I what is physician-assisted death “when i can’t tie my bow-tie, tell a funny story, walk my dog, kiss someone special,” said a man dying of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), “i’ll know that life is over. Euthanasia and physician assisted suicide euthanasia is the termination of a very sick person's life in order to relieve them of their suffering. Mention the term euthanasia, and the first thing most people think of is the epic assisted suicide battle of the 1990s starring jack doctor death kevorkian but the issue of whether human beings. Commentary and archival information about euthanasia from the new nominee explored the issue in a the first female infantrymen in the united states.
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