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February 21, 1993 | DANA PARSONS
Few subjects are as fascinating as death. How can something with such a long track record still be seen as mysterious and frightful to some and as perfectly natural to others? Shouldn't humankind have arrived at some kind of consensus by now? Nothing points up our differences about the subject as much as the controversy surrounding Jack Kevorkian, good ol' Dr. Death.
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October 28, 1999 | From the Washington Post
The Republican-controlled House on Wednesday voted to ban physician-assisted suicide, in its strongest effort yet to turn back a fledgling social movement aimed at ending the suffering of terminally ill patients. The Pain Relief Promotion Act included a host of noncontroversial provisions encouraging doctors to ease the pain of dying patients without killing them, but there was fierce debate over the bill's effort to invalidate Oregon's groundbreaking law permitting physician-assisted suicide.
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October 28, 1999 | From the Washington Post
The Republican-controlled House on Wednesday voted to ban physician-assisted suicide, in its strongest effort yet to turn back a fledgling social movement aimed at ending the suffering of terminally ill patients. The Pain Relief Promotion Act included a host of noncontroversial provisions encouraging doctors to ease the pain of dying patients without killing them, but there was fierce debate over the bill's effort to invalidate Oregon's groundbreaking law permitting physician-assisted suicide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1993 | DANA PARSONS
Few subjects are as fascinating as death. How can something with such a long track record still be seen as mysterious and frightful to some and as perfectly natural to others? Shouldn't humankind have arrived at some kind of consensus by now? Nothing points up our differences about the subject as much as the controversy surrounding Jack Kevorkian, good ol' Dr. Death.
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