Assisted Suicide at the Polls: Risks & Rewards Associated with Voting to Legalize Assisted Suicide vs. Maintaining the Status Quo

Jacqueline C. Harvey, Ph.D.  

This academic paper analyzes the significance of a legislator’s position in favor of assisted suicide.  In particular, the paper looks at the risk associated with support for legalization of assisted suicide on subsequent re-election.  This original work comes from the Department of Social Sciences at Tarleton State University, written by Dr. Jacqueline C. Harvey, a political science faculty member. This version of the paper is a conference abstract that was presented at the 2016 Southern Political Science Association Conference.  The full version of the paper will be published in an appropriate academic journal at a later date.

 

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