Jack Kevorkian's Physician Assisted Suicide

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Dr. Death, Death machine, and murderer. These terms surround Dr. Jack Kevorkian and make his story menacing. Dr. Kevorkian, a physician in the 1990’s, used and advocated Physician-Assisted Suicide (PAS). PAS describes a physician knowledgeably giving a person medication to induce death with the person’s consent. Dr. Kevorkian would provide a device which attached to a person, allowing them to flip a switch that caused death.
According to Consequentialist, Kevorkian committed a moral action. He saved money by eliminating a person that would have caused a financial drain from expensive health care. Furthermore, since the person wished to die, he would have maximized their happiness of by placing death in their hands. Thus the consequence

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