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Notion of personal liberty is lost in debate over ‘death with dignity’

RE “END-OF-LIFE discussions, care should come before Question 2”: The Globe’s opposition to the “death with dignity” ballot question (Editorial, Nov. 2) reflects a rather odd political and philosophical phenomenon.

The culturally conservative right opposes the initiative because it seems to place in the hands of man decisions that should be left to God.

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