Learn more about the comprehensive and engaging history of legal and political battles surrounding a terminally-ill individual’s "right to die with dignity."
“At Liberty to Die” by Howard Ball charts how the right of a competent, terminally ill person to die on his or her own terms with the help of a doctor has become deeply embroiled in American ethical debates.
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Americans at this moment have the freedom of movement, accompanied by their right to decide for themselves how they want to live or die, and the liberty to choose to die in Oregon, in Washington, or in Montana. They will move if they feel that is the only way for them to go as they face their life’s end.