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Ted Goodwin, one of the four persons charged by Georgia police with assisting a suicide, told the Associated Press on 03.17.09:

“We believe that it is the right of every mentally competent adult to determine whether he or she is suffering,” Goodwin said. “We do not believe this should be left to the physicians, church leaders or politicians. This is the right of every mentally competent individual to make this decision themselves.”

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One Response to “Individuals should decide on the extent of their suffering — Ted Goodwin”

  1. Progo35 says:

    But if this is true, doesn’t that lead to AS or E on demand, including those with learning disorders, depression, and various mental illnesses?

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