NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 24, 1996
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Report introduced.
(Washington: Bob Abernethy) New momentum for the assisted suicide movement following a California legal decision and the court battles of Dr. Jack Kevorkian examined. [Kennedy Institution of Ethics Tom L. BEAUCHAMP, Boston Archbisop Cardinal Bernard LAW, Boston College School of Law Charles BARON, George Washington University Dr. Joanne LYNN - offer differing opinions on the right for patients to request assistance in committing suicide.] The vote by the group of Catholic bishops to fight physician-assisted suicide and the "slippery slope" in which such actions could lead to killing noted.
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