2017, Journalistic Reporting

End of Life Care in the District: Campus Reacts to Death With Dignity Act


The District of Columbia recently passed the Death with Dignity Act, a local statute that allows terminally ill patients to end their own lives. This law is controversial, especially with Catholics interested in bioethics. Because of Georgetown’s strong Catholic identity, several groups and institutions on the Hilltop have had to consider the implications of the law. This article investigates these considerations. The article was originally published in print and online by The Georgetown Voice on March 17, 2017.


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