Some 30 years ago an eminent constitutional law scholar Charles L. Black, Jr., spoke of "toiling uphill against that heaviest of all argumental weights-the weight of a slogan. I am reminded of that observation when I confront the slogan the "right to die." Few rallying cries or slogans are more appealing and seductive than the "right to die." But few are more fuzzy, more misleading, and more misunderstood.
Kamisar, Yale. "The 'Right to Die': A Catchy but Confusing Slogan (Speaking Out: Death, Dying, and the Right of Privacy)." Mich. B. J. 73, no. 2 (1994): 184-5.