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Guest Column: Community deserves voice in many issues

Guest Column: Community deserves voice in many issues

Capital Gazette editorial board member Will Marshall recently wrote a guest column,"'Death with Dignity' is a rights Issue" (The Capital, March 26). If you missed his piece: He argues that physician-assisted suicide is a personal matter of the individual and personal rights trump all other considerations. His secondary, but equally important, contention is that religious (and moral) arguments on this and similar social issues are irrelevant. While I am not interested in entering a debate over physician-assisted suicide, I am concerned with the two principles he presents: individualism and the role of religion-morality in the public sphere. It is true that 21st-century...

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