Argumentative Essay: The Legalization Of Assisted Suicide

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As people come across painful diseases, they do not want to suffer any longer. They will begin to ask their love ones, doctors, nurses, and others to help them end their life. Many call this action assisted suicide. The medical term of assisted suicide is called Euthanasia. Euthanasia come from the Greek word eu meaning” good”, and the Greek work Thanatos meaning “death”. It dates back to 460 BC, Hippocrates time era which the original oath states “ To please no one will I prescribe a deadly drug nor give advice which may cause his death.” Assisted sucide is is classified in different ways. Euthanasia is legal in some parts of the world and iileagl in other which, can come with jail time. One of the ways Euthanasia is classified is by voluntary and involuntary euthanasia. Voluntary euthanasia is done with consent. This is legal in Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and the states of Oregon, Vermont, New Mexico, Montana, and Washington. Involuntary Euthanasia which is without consent. When the patient is incapable of making a decision another person makes the decision for the patient, which is when involuntary euthanasia comes into play. A second way it’s…show more content…
I see it as that, if a person is suffering for too long and they know that no matter what they do they are going to die, they have every right to choose to not suffer any longer. They have the right to choose where they a want to live, what car to drive, where they want to work, and etc. So they can freely choose to end their life whether they are conscious or if they have written it down. If I were in their shoes, I would want to end my life also. I’m suffering and so is my family, so there is no need to keep me alive. I actually told my family already if something were to happen to me and I’m in a vegetable state to please not keep me alive and/or if I’m suffering to not keep alive. Someday euthanasia will become legal in all state and
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