Last updated on: 12/10/2019 | Author: ProCon.org

Source Biographies

"Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Summary of Positions

Pro Not Clearly Pro or Con (NC) Con None Found (?)
I. Individual 88 (28.9%) 28 (9.2%) 87 (28.6%) 101 (33.2%)
II. Organization 10 (10.4%) 8 (8.3%) 28 (29.2%) 50 (52.1%)

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I. Individual
- Pro -
Individuals Position
Admiraal, Pieter, MD, PhD Pro
Angell, Marcia, MD Pro
Attaran, Amir, LLB, DPhil, MS Pro
Baron, Charles H., PhD Pro
Batavia, Andrew, JD, MS Pro
Battin, Margaret P., PhD Pro
Beauchamp, Tom L., PhD Pro
Brock, Dan, PhD Pro
Brown, Jerry, JD Pro
Caplan, Arthur L., PhD Pro
Cassell, Eric J., MD Pro
Childs, Annette, PhD Pro
Cochrane, Thomas, MD, MBA Pro
Cohen, Andrew, JD Pro
Comstock, Gary, PhD Pro
Coyne, Jerry, PhD Pro
Dalai Lama, PhD Pro
Dick, Rebecca Powers, JD Pro
Douglas, Robert, MD Pro
Downie, Jocelyn, SJD, LLM, MLitt, MA Pro
Dworkin, Gerald, PhD Pro
Dworkin, Ronald, MA Pro
Emmering, Jasper, MD Pro
Engelhardt, H. Tristram, Jr., PhD, MD Pro
Etzioni, Amitai, PhD Pro
Fleck, Leonard, PhD Pro
Fletcher, Joseph Pro
Ford, Chris, MA Pro
Frey, R.G., DPhil Pro
Gawande, Atul, MD, MPH Pro
Girsh, Faye, EdD Pro
Gold, Martin R., JD Pro
Goodall, David, PhD, DSc Pro
Gorosh, David J., JD Pro
Gyatso, Tenzin, PhD Pro
Hawking, Stephen, PhD Pro
Hilliard, Bryan, PhD Pro
Hopkins, Patrick, PhD Pro
Humphry, Derek Pro
Irwin, Michael, MPH, MD Pro
Kamm, Frances M., PhD Pro
Kevorkian, Jack, MD Pro
Kimsma, Gerrit, MD, MPh Pro
Kristof, Nicholas Pro
Lee, Barbara Coombs, JD Pro
Lindsay, Ronald A., JD, PhD Pro
Maynard, Brittany Pro
Mehlman, Maxwell J., JD Pro
Minelli, Ludwig A., LLM Pro
Muller, David, MD Pro
Neils, Rob, PhD Pro
Nitschke, Philip, PhD, MBBS Pro
Nuland, Sherwin, MD Pro
Ogden, Russel, MA Pro
Olvera, Robert, MD Pro
Papadopoulou, Nataly, LLM Pro
Picard, André Pro
Potter, Charles Pro
Preston, Thomas A., MD Pro
Quill, Timothy E., MD Pro
Quindlen, Anna Pro
Rachels, James, PhD Pro
Raymond, Diane, PhD Pro
Reinhardt, Stephen R., LLB Pro
Rhodes, Rosamond, PhD Pro
Rogatz, Peter, MD, MPH Pro
Sauer, Pieter J.J., MD, PhD Pro
Schiavo, Michael Pro
Shavelson, Lonny, MD Pro
Singer, Peter, MA Pro
Starks, Helene, MPH, PhD Pro
Stell, Lance K., PhD Pro
Stutsman, Eli, JD Pro
Tribe, Laurence, JD Pro
Truog, Robert, MD Pro
Tucker, Kathryn L., JD Pro
Tutu, Desmond, ThM Pro
van der Heide, Agnes, MD, PhD Pro
van Leeuwen, Evert, PhD Pro
Verhagen, Eduard, JD, MD Pro
Wallace, Mike Pro
White, Ben, DPhil Pro
White, Michael, JD Pro
Williams, Mary, JD Pro
Willmott, Lindy, PhD, LLM Pro
Youk, Terry Pro
Young, Robert, PhD Pro
Zohar, Noam, PhD Pro
- Con -
Individuals Position
al-Qaradawi, Yusuf, PhD Con
Baumrin, Stefan Bernard, PhD, JD Con
Beezer, Robert, LLB Con
Benedict XVI, Pope Con
Berger, Helena Con
Bleich, PhD, J. David Con
Bok, Sissela, PhD Con
Breitowitz, Yitzchok Con
Burke, Monica Con
Burke, William, MD, PhD Con
Callahan, Daniel, PhD Con
Callahan, Sidney, PhD Con
Cameron, Nigel M. de S., PhD Con
Campbell, Courtney S., PhD Con
Coburn, Tom, MD Con
Cohen-Almagor, Raphael, DPhil Con
Cohn, Felicia, PhD Con
Coleman, Diane, JD Con
Curlin, Farr A., MD Con
Das, Bimal Krishna Con
Delgado, George, MD Con
Dial, Karla Con
Doerflinger, Richard, MA Con
Donovan, G. Kevin, MD, MA Con
Douthat, Ross Con
Dowbiggin, Ian, PhD Con
Drake, Stephen, MS Con
Emanuel, Ezekiel, MD, PhD Con
Ende, Jack, MD Con
Ertelt, Steven Con
Eyer, Richard C., DMin Con
Fenigsen, Richard, MD, PhD Con
Feucht, Kenneth, MD, PhD Con
Foley, Kathleen, MD Con
Fuchs, Thomas, MD, PhD Con
Gilmore, Jodie Con
Golden, Marilyn Con
Gomez, José H. Con
Gorsuch, Neil, JD, DPhil Con
Hamilton, N. Gregory, MD Con
Hamlon, Kathi Con
Hanson, JJ Con
Hendin, Herbert, MD Con
Hubert, J.P., Jr., MD Con
John Paul II, Pope Con
Johns, Fran Moreland, MFA Con
Johnson, Harriet, JD Con
Kamisar, Yale, JD Con
Kass, Leon, MD, PhD Con
Kavanagh, Peter, LLB Con
Kaveny, Cathleen, JD, PhD Con
Keown, John, DPhil, PhD Con
King, Patricia, JD Con
Kirshner, Howard, MD Con
Koukl, Gregory, MA Con
Lantos, John D., MD Con
Lee, Gary, MD Con
Levin, Martin, JD, MPH, MTS Con
Loewy, Erich, MD Con
Lynn, Joanne, MD, MS, MA Con
Manning, Michael, MD Con
Marker, Rita, JD Con
McHugh, Paul, MD Con
Meier, Diane, MD Con
Miranda, Gonazlo, ThD Con
O'Brien, Mark Con
O'Neill, Joseph, MS, MPH, MPhil, MD Con
O'Steen, David N., PhD Con
Olkin, Rhoda, PhD Con
Pacholczyk, Tadeusz, PhD Con
Parnis, Stephen, MBBS Con
Paul, John, II Con
Pellegrino, Edmund, MD Con
Pies, Ronald W., MD Con
Runner, George C. Con
Schindler, Bobby Con
Smith, Wesley J., JD Con
Somerville, Margaret, LLB, DCL Con
Sulmasy, Daniel, MD, PhD Con
Tan, Seow Hon, SJD Con
Toffler, William L., MD Con
Valko, Nancy, RN Con
Wallace, Craig Con
Wenstrup, Brad, DPM Con
Wolf, Leslie, JD, MPH Con
Wolf, Susan, JD Con
Young, Paul B., MD, MA Con
- None Found -
Individuals Position
Aaron, Henry, PhD ?
Aleccia, JoNel, MA ?
Asch, David, MD, MBA ?
Barker, Kim ?
Barr, Bob ?
Beach, Mary Catherine, MD ?
Beals, Daniel A., MD ?
Bristo, Marca ?
Buchanan, Pat, MA ?
Calhoun, Byron, MD, MBA ?
Clark, Peter, PhD, ?
Coyle, Nessa, PhD ?
Crisp, Roger, DPhil ?
Czlonka, Diane ?
Davis, Dena, JD, PhD ?
DeGrazia, David, PhD ?
Deigh, John, PhD ?
Dickey, Nancy W., MD ?
Dombrink, John, PhD ?
Dresser, Rebecca, JD ?
Fagerlin, Angela, PhD ?
Fieser, James, PhD ?
Finnegan, Joanne ?
Fohr, Susan Anderson, JD ?
Ford, Peter ?
Frenkel, Dena ?
Garfield, Charles, PhD ?
Gasper, Christopher, JD ?
Glick, Shimon, MD ?
Glynn, Kevin, MD ?
Godfrey, David, JD ?
Hall, Mark, JD ?
Hampson, Lindsay ?
Harvath, Theresa, PhD, RN ?
Helft, Paul, MD ?
Hewitt, Hugh ?
Hilberman, Mark, MD ?
Hillyard, Daniel, PhD, JD ?
Holt, Jim ?
Housego, Kim ?
Huffman, Grace, MD ?
Jackson, Ann, MBA ?
Jecker, Nancy, PhD ?
Jotkowitz, Alan B., MD ?
Kastenbaum, Robert, PhD ?
Kay, Herma, JD ?
Kerin, Lindy ?
Krebsbach, Karen ?
Lang, Forrest, MD ?
Langer, Gary ?
Lassoff-Nentwig, Lisa, JD ?
Lauritzen, Paul, PhD ?
Layman-Goldstein, Mary, RN ?
Lewis, Penney, LLM ?
Love, Tessa ?
Lowes, Robert, MFA ?
Manninen, Bertha Alvarez, PhD ?
Markel, Howard, PhD, MD ?
Matthews, Merrill, Jr., PhD ?
Meier, Emily, PhD ?
Miles, Steven H., MD ?
Montero, Etienne ?
Moreno, Jonathan, PhD ?
Morgan, William E., DC ?
Morrow, Angela, RN, CHPN ?
North, Michael J., MS, MSLS ?
Okie, Susan, MD ?
Ouellette, Alicia, JD ?
Parks, Jennifer, PhD ?
Pearlman, Robert, MD, MPH ?
Perrett, Roy W., PhD ?
Pozzuolo, Joseph R., JD ?
Quinn, Mattie, MS ?
Riley, Patrick G. D., PhD ?
Rodriguez, Cecilia, MA ?
Sabatino, Charles P., JD ?
Sanminiatelli, Maria ?
Schneider, Carl E., JD ?
Schwarz, Judith Kennedy, PhD ?
Scroggin, John, JD, LLM ?
Siegle-Izkovich, Judy ?
Siegler, Mark, MD ?
Simpson, Kevin ?
Sisson, Paul ?
Springer, Dan ?
Sterling, Toby ?
Templeton, Sara Kate ?
Thompson, Richard E., MD ?
Tomlinson, Tom, PhD ?
Tu, Janet I., MA ?
Tuffs, Annette, MD ?
Tyson, Peter ?
Valentine, Jamie, JD ?
Vander Stichele, Robert, MD ?
Vincent, Steven ?
Volokh, Eugene, JD ?
Walker, Robert M., MD ?
Willems, Dick, MD, PhD ?
Wood, Erica F., JD ?
Woodman, Sue ?
Zucker, Marjorie, PhD ?
II. Organization
- Con -
Organizations Position
American College of Physicians Con
American Geriatrics Society Con
American Medical Association (AMA) Con
Care Not Killing Con
Chabad-Lubavitch Con
Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA) Con
European Council for Fatwa and Research (ECFR) Con
Euthanasia.com Con
Faith Facts Con
Family Research Council (FRC) Con
Focus on the Family Con
Hospice Patients Alliance (HPA) Con
Islamic Medical Association Con
IslamiCity.com Con
Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Con
National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) Con
National Council on Disability Con
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Con
National Right to Life Committee Con
New York State Task Force on Life and the Law Con
Not Dead Yet Con
Ohr Somayach Tanenbaum College Con
Orange County Register Con
Patients Rights Council Con
Physicians for Compassionate Care Education Foundation (PCCEF) Con
Porter County Right to Life Con
United Kingdom National Council of Hindu Temples Con
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Con
- None Found -
Organizations Position
60 Minutes ?
AARP ?
ABC News ?
Age Concern ?
Agence France-Presse ?
Albuquerque Journal ?
America's Health Insurance Plans (formerly American Association of Health Plans) ?
American Association of Health Plans (AAHP) ?
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ?
American College of Pediatricians ?
Americas Health Insurance Plans ?
Angus Reid Public Opinion ?
Associated Press (AP) ?
BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) ?
Bioethics Observatory Institute of Life Sciences at the Catholic University of Valencia ?
CBS News ?
CNN (Cable News Network) ?
Daily Caller ?
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary ?
Expatica.com ?
FindLaw ?
FOX News ?
Gale ?
Gallup Organization ?
Harris Interactive ?
Hastings Center Report ?
Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious and Social Studies ?
Merriam-Webster Online ?
National Institutes of Health (NIH) ?
National Public Radio (NPR) ?
New England Journal of Medicine ?
New York State Department of Health ?
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ?
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) Online ?
Pew Research Center ?
PoliceOne.com ?
Protective Insurance Company ?
Rasmussen Reports ?
ReligionFacts.com ?
Reuters ?
RMIT ABC Fact Check ?
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy ?
TIME Magazine ?
University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) ?
Vanity Fair ?
Washington Post ?
Washington State Hospital Association ?
Washington Times ?
Wisconsin Department of Health Services ?
Yahoo! Inc. ?