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April 23, 2014

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The Challenge to Assisted Suicide in Oregon
Last Aired: 10/10/2005

Whether you call it assisted suicide, assisted death, or physician-assisted dying, it is illegal for a doctor to willingly help someone die by prescribing them a lethal dose of drugs—except in Oregon. But now the U.S. Attorney General has threatened to prosecute Oregon doctors under federal laws if the doctor prescribes drugs allowed by that state’s Death With Dignity Act. The case was argued before
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Margot's Farewell
Thanks to all our listeners and guests who, over nine years, helped us begin a national conversation on the powers and limits of government, the relevance of our constitution, and the meaning of democracy. Thanks to Annenberg and NPR and, on a personal note, I also owe a debt to the two people who taught me political theory many years ago: Jack Schaar and Sheldon Wolin. –Margot Adler
 
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