Watch this Frontline Video on Assisted Suicide
Then, research assisted suicide on the web just by typing
the term “assisted suicide.” Read about the controversy that surrounds physician-assisted suicide. Be sure to look at Oregon’s Death with Dignity law, and other similar laws.
After watching the video and doing this research, discuss the pros and cons of assisted suicide. Identify the key facts that should be considered on both sides of the issue andwhether you think it is likelythat other states will follow the lead of Oregon, Washington, and Vermont and enact laws similar to their Death with Dignity laws?