Re: Assisted Suicide

Eliezer C Abrahamson (abrahamson@juno.com)
Sun, 09 Feb 1997 12:12:39 EST

In TF V3 #22 MLSpeedy@aol.com asked:
>Does anyone know the halacha's position on Dr. assisted suicides?

Considering that suicide itself is completely forbidden in halacha (except
in cases of kiddush HaShem [sanctification of G-d's Name], which I don't
believe we're dealing with here) assisting in a suicide would clearly be
forbidden.

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