Ethical Dilemma: Doctors Helping at Executions

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Doctors who participate in executions violate the most fundamental tenet of medical ethics, some critics say. But others defend these doctors, saying that lethal injections, the almost-universal form of execution in the United States, can be performed humanely only by medical professionals. About 25 states allow or require doctors to be present at executions. Yet
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