Monthly Public Affairs

Viewpoint - The Right to Die

Special | 26m 36s

Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old, chose to die after receiving a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer. She wished to die on her own terms using the pills prescribed to her by her physicians – rather than by the cancer itself. In certain cases, should we be permitted to opt for physician assisted suicide? Currently only 5 states permit the practice.

Aired: 12/14/14

Rating: NR

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Monthly Public Affairs is a local public television program presented by WPBT.