Her decision, which she announced via People magazine, re-ignited the debate over right-to-die issues and the role faith plays in how we approach the end of life. Some have pleaded with Maynard to reconsider, including an evangelical inspirational speaker and a Catholic seminarian who also has brain cancer. Others have called for respect for Maynard’s decision.
All of this raises the question: If you were Brittany Maynard, what would you do? Would you want the power to orchestrate your own death? Why or why not? Does faith play a role in your answer? In what way?
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