NPR logo

French Debate End-of-Life Decisions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1575816/1575817" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
French Debate End-of-Life Decisions

Science

French Debate End-of-Life Decisions

French Debate End-of-Life Decisions

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1575816/1575817" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A fierce debate has erupted in France over who should have the right to make end-of-life decisions. The controversy was sparked by the recent death of a young man who wrote a book called I Ask You for the Right to Die with only the use of his left thumb. Frank Browning reports.