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Who Should Be Able To Seek Assisted Suicide?

Members of Final Exit, a group that provides counsel to people who want to take their own lives, were arrested in February.

State laws governing assisted suicide vary greatly. 36 states outlaw it, but two states allow physician-assisted suicide, with many stipulations.


Kathy Lohr, national desk correspondent for NPR

Arthur Caplan, professor of bioethics and director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania

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