death with dignity
A catchphrase for the ethical movement opposing the assumption that the doctor's authority can extend to keeping patients alive regardless of their actual wishes, or what they would wish were they rationally aware of their situation.

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  • Death with Dignity National Center — Motto Respect the will of the people Formation 1993 Type Education, defense and advocacy Headquarters Portland, Oregon Location …   Wikipedia

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  • Death with Dignity Act — bezeichnet zwei US Gesetze zur Sterbehilfe: im Bundesstaat Oregon, siehe Oregon Death with Dignity Act im Bundesstaat Washington, siehe Washington Death with Dignity Act Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Oregon Death with Dignity Act — Measure 16 of 1994 established the U.S. state of Oregon s Death with Dignity Act (ORS 127.800 995[1]), which legalizes physician assisted dying with certain restrictions. Passage of this initiative made Oregon the first U.S. state and one of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Oregon Death with Dignity Act — Der Oregon Death with Dignity Act (deutsch: Gesetz des Staates Oregon über Sterben in Würde) ist ein Gesetz im US Bundesstaat Oregon aus dem Jahr 1997. Es erlaubt einen ärztlich assistierten Suizid und regelt die Voraussetzungen hierfür.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Washington Death with Dignity Act — Der Washington Death with Dignity Act (deutsch: Gesetz des Staates Washington über Sterben in Würde) ist ein Gesetz im US Bundesstaat Washington aus dem Jahr 2008. Es erlaubt einen ärztlich assistierten Suizid und regelt die Voraussetzungen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dignity in Dying — Founder(s) Killick Millard Type Pro assisted dying campaigning group Registration No. 4452809 Founded December 1935 ( …   Wikipedia

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