10-21 1:10pm Open Mind: Death with Dignity
Angela talks to Director of the Program in Health Law and Medical Ethics and Associate Professor at the LSU Health New Orlenas LSU School of Medicine Joanne Cain Marier, JD and President of the New Olreans Secular Humanist Association Charlotte Klasson about medically assisted suicide.
married less than two years has been diagnosed with an aggressive terminal brain cancer . She has made the decision to end her life. She says before she is incapacitated. Or before the agony that is described her specific cancer. Britney main card says she doesn't want to die but given the reality of her situation. Wants the right to die her own way. She and her husband and mother moved to Oregon one of only five states that allow physician assisted suicide . As Britney said. Quote I would not tell anyone else that here she should choose death with dignity. My question is who
confidence. That in her particular circumstance with that particular kind of rare brain cancer aggressive during cancer. But at some point they wouldn't be able to stop for suffer and so that was one of the
story of the young 29 year old woman who has a terminal brain cancer an aggressive brain cancer who has made that decision. And down with us today JoAnne Mary day who was the director of the program and health law and medical ethics . On an associate professor at the Alicia schooled Mattison and also Charlotte class and president of the New Orleans secular humanist association.