Euthanasia (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
This web site is a rigorous examination of the philosophical, ethical issues surrounding euthanasia. This site would be great to gather general, nonbiased information.
This site is a large resource of information from both sides of the issue. Also, the site has an easy to use search engine for finding specific information.
and Physician Assisted Suicide and Religion
This site explores the basics of euthanasia, public opinions and polls, religious beliefs, and current laws in the U.S. and abroad. The section on religion includes many western views (Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, etc.), but the only eastern religion represented is Islam.
Karma, and Caring: Euthanasia in Buddhism and Christianity
This site is an essay which explores the stand of these two religions on euthanasia. Interestingly, though the religions are very different, the general positions of both Buddhism and Christianity are relatively the same.
This web site is a complete narration of Dr. Kevorkian's story. Included in this web site are interviews with family members of Dr. Kevorkian's patients, a chronology of events, legal insights, and opinions of the public and other doctors.
John Paul II Declaration on Euthanasia
This site is the position stand of the Pope and the Catholic Church on the topic of euthanasia.
This site examines "the advancing art and science of dying well." Death Net has current news updates, a student research center, a Kevorkian file, and the newest technology and methods. This site is very supportive of the right-to-die, euthanasia, and assisted suicide.
Case Against Physician Assisted Death in Oregon
Since Oregon is the only state that allows physician assisted suicide, this site builds a case against the legalization. The site illustrates an opposing position to physician assisted suicide with personal stories and legal precedence.
Euthanasia in Holland
Holland (or the Netherlands) is the only country in the world where assisted suicide is legal. This site explores the practice of euthanasia in Holland with the specific penal code and impleted regulations.
A Time to
Die: the Story of Noel David Earley
This is a personal look at the assisted suicide of Noel David Earley. The 48 year old man suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and his death was videotaped. It appeared on the evening news in 1994. This site is supportive of the right-to-die.