The State of Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide in the U.S.

The State of Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide in the U.S.

April 23, 2014 12:00 ET
Belgium recently passed a child euthanasia law, making it one of the most liberal countries in the world when it comes to euthanasia. What is the state of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the U.S.? Do people have a right-to-die? Is there a moral difference between active and passive euthanasia? Voluntary or involuntary euthanasia? What is dysthanasia and how do we judge between proportional and disproportional care? Will healthcare decisions impact the future prevalence of euthanasia in the U.S.? What is a Christian's social responsibility toward the sick and the dying? Arina Grossu, FRC's director for the Center for Human Dignity will explore these and other issues

Belgium recently passed a child euthanasia law, making it one of the most liberal countries in the world when it comes to euthanasia.  What is the state of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the U.S.?  Do people have a right-to-die?  Is there a moral difference between active and passive euthanasia?  Voluntary or involuntary euthanasia?  What is dysthanasia and how do we judge between proportional and disproportional care?  Will healthcare decisions impact the future prevalence of euthanasia in the U.S.?  What is a Christian's social responsibility toward the sick and the dying?  Arina Grossu, FRC's director for the Center for Human Dignity will explore these and other issues surrounding euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the U.S. Click here to view the entire Powerpoint presentation.

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Belgium recently passed a child euthanasia law, making it one of the most liberal countries in the world when it comes to euthanasia.  What is the state of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the U.S.?  Do people have a right-to-die?  Is there a moral difference between active and passive euthanasia?  Voluntary or involuntary euthanasia?  What is dysthanasia and how do we judge between proportional and disproportional care?  Will healthcare decisions impact the future prevalence of euthanasia in the U.S.?  What is a Christian's social responsibility toward the sick and the dying?  Arina Grossu, FRC's director for the Center for Human Dignity will explore these and other issues surrounding euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in the U.S. Click here to view the entire Powerpoint presentation.

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