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Forced exit : the slippery slope from assisted suicide to legalized murder

Author: Wesley J Smith
Publisher: New York : Times Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Through original reporting, exhaustive research, historical analysis, scores of true stories, and extensive interviews with doctors, ethicists, and activists, Forced Exit makes a compelling case against legalizing assisted suicide and takes a closer look at the truly humane and compassionate alternatives -- hospice care for the dying, more effective pain control, independent living for the disabled -- that can  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley J Smith
ISBN: 0812927907 9780812927900
OCLC Number: 36037861
Description: xxvi, 291 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Death fundamentalism. --
Creating a caste of disposable people. --
Everything old is new again. --
Dutch treat. --
Inventing the right to die. --
Euthanasia's betrayal of medicine. --
Euthanasia as a form of oppression. --
Commonly heard arguments for euthanasia. --
Hospice or hemlock: the choice is ours.
Responsibility: Wesley J. Smith.
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"Through original reporting, exhaustive research, historical analysis, scores of true stories, and extensive interviews with doctors, ethicists, and activists, Forced Exit makes a compelling case against legalizing assisted suicide and takes a closer look at the truly humane and compassionate alternatives -- hospice care for the dying, more effective pain control, independent living for the disabled -- that can transform a death wish into a desire to live."--Jacket.

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