Analyze the ethics of this case.
|Write a 300-500 word essay in which you answer the following question. Utilize ethical theories discussed in the text to frame your arguments, as well as your own views.
In 2014 Brittany Maynard drew national attention when she announced that she intended to take advantage of Oregon’s “Death With Dignity” law, which allows residents with terminal illnesses to take their own lives with lethal drugs provided by a doctor. Maynard was diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma, a terminal brain cancer, in January 2014, and was told she had six months to live. She and her husband relocated to Oregon from California in June 2014 specifically for the law, which was adopted in the state in 1994. Maynard’s decision to end her own life reignited the right-to-die and assisted suicide debate. Her campaign was criticized as exploitative, but her supporters heralded her as brave. Analyze the ethics of this case.
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