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Category: Assisted suicide
May 28, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Assisted suicide

Dignified death vindicates devoted crusader When I read of Linda Fleming’s death last week [“Choosing when to die was ‘truly what she wanted to do,’ ” page one, May 23], I immediately thought that after all these years, Sue Baron has been vindicated. When I was director of marketing at the Olympia Brewing Company in the 1970s,…

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May 26, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Assisted suicide

Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times About 50 people protest outside the University of Washington Medical Center on the first day of the “Death with Dignity” law in March. It should remain a choice Editor, The Times: I read with great interest the article by Sandi Doughton on assisted suicide [“Choosing when to die was ‘truly what she wanted…

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April 16, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Death With Dignity Act

Doctors shouldn’t compromise moral ground The article “Physicians urged to honor Death with Dignity Act” [NW Sunday, April 12] reflects an unprofessional bias that diminishes the journalistic value of your newspaper. The plea for doctors to participate in the Death with Dignity Act implies that those unwilling to do so for moral reasons are lacking in…

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December 14, 2008 at 4:40 PM

Suicide on TV

That’s NOT entertainment How has it come to this? Suicide is legal. After reading the story about Craig Ewert and his documentary of assisted suicide, I could not believe it [“Assisted suicide on TV fuels debate,” News, Dec. 11]. What sort of “entertainment” is this? Just think of how appalled those of just a few generations ago…

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