Do People Have a Right to Die? After reading the pros and cons of the right-to-die issue, discuss the following questions posed in Box 8.5:
What Do You Think?1. Under what circumstances, if any, do you feel patients should be assisted in killing themselves?2. Should it make a difference whether a patient is terminally ill or not?3. If you were in
to an external site. place, do you feel you would want to die? What would you have done if you were Cowart’s caregivers and loved ones?4. What do you think of the argument that people who are scared and in pain may be not thinking clearly enough to make life-or-death decisions?