To prepare for this Discussion:
- Read the Learning Resources that pertain to physician-assisted suicide.
- Research the ethics and laws associated with physician-assisted suicide, especially those that pertain to your state or province.
Post a comprehensive response to the following:
- Briefly describe your state or province's position on physician-assisted suicide.
- What is your opinion concerning physician-assisted suicide? Support your response using your personal ethical framework.
- Based on your opinion, describe any circumstances when physician-assisted death might be appropriate. Support your response.
- Finally, does a patient have the right to determine how he or she wants to die? Support your response using ethical principles.
Note: Initial postings must be 250-350 words (not including references).