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chapter 1. Should governments allow euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide?: Euthanasia should be legal / Howard Ball ; Euthanasia should not be legal / Bill Muehlenberg ; Euthanasia should be illegal but tacitly permitted / Brendan O'Neill ; Palliative care is a better option for the terminally ill than euthanasia / Adam J. MacLeod ; Euthanasia : hope you never need it, but be glad the option is there / Philip Nitschke -- There is a right to die / Peter Singer -- Liberals should be wary of assisted suicide / E.J. Dionne -- chapter 2. What effect does euthanasia have on individuals and society?: Euthanasia is merciful and reasonable / Terry Pratchett ; Euthanasia is barbarous and immoral / Rosie DiManno ; Euthanasia respects individual autonomy and requires deliberation / Mars Cramer ; Euthanasia devalues human life and limits individual freedom / United States Conference of Catholic Bishops ; Legalizing euthanasia can become a slippery slope / Sherif Emil ; There is no evidence that legalizing euthanasia will lead to a slippery slope / Dan Gardner ; Legalizing euthanasia leads to a stronger and more compassionate society / Steve Siebold ; Legalizing euthanasia has a negative impact on society / Tom Mortier and Steven Bieseman -- chapter 3. What controversies impact the euthanasia debate?: Child euthanasia should be allowed / Luke J. Davies ; Euthanasia for children is wrong : as Belgium proposes new law / Charles Foster ; Euthanasia should be allowed for emotional suffering / Mary Elizabeth Williams ; Euthanasia should not be allowed for emotional suffering / Tim Stanley ; Massachusetts vote may change how the nation dies / Lewis M. Cohen ; Physicians should not play a role in assisted suicide / Chethan Sathya -- chapter 4. How does the Affordable Care Act affect the euthanasia debate?: Canada has death panels / Adam Goldenberg ; Death panels are inevitable as long as health care is considered a commodity / James Ridgeway ; The Affordable Care Act death panels are a myth / Linda Milazzo ; ObamaCare is to euthanasia what Roe v. Wade was to abortion / Brian J. Kopp ; The Affordable Care Act could bring attention to the Death with Dignity movement / Roy Speckhardt.