Paul Hsieh. Forbes. 9/29/14. Who Decides What Medical Care You Receive At End of Life
Real Clear Politics. 10/14/14. “Death on Demand Is Not Death With Dignity.”
Marilyn Golden worries lest “profit-driven managed health care” subtly steer the sick in the direction of — what’s the word? — dignity. Dr. B.J. Miller wonders whether in the new world of choice, there still will be a place for “people who are sick and beyond their utilitarian function.”
Legalizing assisted suicide is a deadly mix with the broken, profit-driven health care system we have in the United States. Marilyn Golden is a senior policy analyst with the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.