Year: 1988 Source: Euthanasia Review, v.3, no.2, (Fall/Winter 1988), p.79-86 SIEC No: 20021212

The article makes a moral, practical & compassionate case for the legal right of a dying mature adult to request, & receive from a physician assistance in suicide. This action at the time the article is written is illegal (although suicide itself is not) in all western nations except The Netherlands. The article also addresses the goal of Hemlock Society groups throughout America to change the law regarding euthanasia & assisted suicide.