"i am dying with the help of too many physicians"
Ancient Greeks and Romans did not faithfully follow the Hippocratic Oath and often preformed euthanasia.
During and after the Rise in Christianity,Christian views supported the Hippocratic Oath, which forbids euthanasia.
Common law makes euthanasia illegal in the American Colonies.
The Renissance and reformation writers challenged the church's opposition to euthanasia.
The American evangelical christians rejects suicide and euthanasia.
New York made the first statute to make assisted suicide illegal.
Samuel Williams began to publically advocate using morphine and other drugs for euthanasia.
The American Medical Association opposes euthanasia.