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    Physician assisted suicide (PAS) and Euthanasia

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    Compare and contrast your state's laws concerning physician assisted suicide (PAS) and Euthanasia with that of two other states.

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    Let's take a closer look at this controversial topic and compare three or four states to get you started. I also provided the link for all states, as I do not know which state you live in.

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    1. Compare and contrast your state's laws concerning physician assisted suicide (PAS) and Euthanasia with that of two other states.

    Physician-assisted suicide (PAS) means the "a practice in which the physician provides a patient with a lethal dose of medication, upon the patient's request, which the patient intends to use to end his or her own life." So, the physician "provides the means for death, most often with a prescription but the patient, not the physician, will ultimately administer the lethal medication." This differs from Euthanasia, which usually "means that the physician would act directly, for instance by giving a lethal injection, to end the patient's life" ...

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    Compares and contrasts one state's laws concerning physician assisted suicide (PAS) and Euthanasia with that of two other states.

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