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People and Politics

The Question of Euthanasia

In Germany, euthanasia is illegal, but medically-assisted suicide is not forbidden. That means anyone who supplies a terminally-ill patient with poison isn't performing a criminal act. Peter Puppe is a retired teacher. Though he has no medical background, he helps terminally-ill patients who wish to end their lives. But many politicians in Germany want to ban any form of assisted suicide.

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