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50 Lesson Plan Ideas Using ProCon.org
7/16/2018 -

We’re excited to announce 50 free lesson plan ideas for educators! Visit our Teachers’ Corner for inspiration, including lessons plans about distinguishing fact from opinion, how to write a “call-to-action” letter, and content from our partner Credo Reference.

How Much Do Physician-Assisted Suicide Drugs Cost?
6/26/2018 -

According to health care reporters and organizations such as Death with Dignity, the cost of the medications used for PAS ranges from $300 to $20,000.

Do Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide Violate the Hippocratic Oath?
6/20/2018 -

Explore both sides of this debate with quotes from doctors Jack Ende (pro) and Michael J. Strauss (con), the Christian Medical & Dental Associations (pro), President of the Center for Inquiry Ronald A. Lindsay (con), and ethicists Josef Kure (pro) and Steven H. Miles (con).

Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?
5/15/2018 -

Explore this debate with quotes from David Goodall, who ended his life via voluntary euthanasia (pro), Professor of Pediatrics G. Kevin Donovan (con), psychotherapist Annette Childs (pro), President of the Australian Medical Association Stephen Parris (con), Governor of California Jerry Brown (pro), and the American Medical Association (con).

Hawaii Legalizes Physician-Assisted Suicide
4/6/2018 -

Hawaii joins six other states and DC that previously legalized the practice.

Religious Perspectives on Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS)
4/5/2018 -

Find the views of eighteen religious organizations on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, including the Catholic Church, Hinduism, and the National Baptist Convention.

Are Living Wills a Good Idea?
4/4/2018 -

Find out what a living will is and whether having one is a good idea with quotes from experts such as the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (pro), Director of Education at the National Catholic Bioethics Center Tadeusz Pacholczyk (con), attorneys Joseph Pozzuolo (pro) and Christopher Gasper (con), and medical professors Linda Emanuel (pro) and Angela Fagerlin (con).

Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?
7/19/2017 -

Explore this debate with quotes from experts and organizations such as Governor of California Jerry Brown (pro), the American Medical Association (con), the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board (pro), Catholic Archbishop Jose H. Gomez (con), Steven Hawking (pro), and ethics professor Courtney S. Campbell (con).