Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Diane Rehm Show on WAMU 88.5 | NPR
Montana’s House of Representatives passed a bill that could imprison doctors for assisting in suicide. Legislation is pending in other states to make it legal. A panel joins Diane to discuss the legal and political debate over end-of-life issues.
Barbara Coombs Lee
president, Compassion & Choices, and chief petitioner of the 1997 Oregon Death with Dignity Act. She was a nurse and physician assistant before becoming a private attorney.
director of the Health Law Institute and associate law professor at Hamline University School of Law.
geriatrician, hospice physician and director of the Altarum Institute Center on Elder Care and Advanced Illness.
doctor of veterinary medicine and Republican member of the Montana Legislature.
Listen Here: http://thedianerehmshow.org/audio-player?nid=17396