Euthanasia Persuasive Speech

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Euthanasia If you had a terminal illness and were suffering daily, what would you like to do to change that? There is an easy solution to this problem, but most people look down upon it because they believe it is immoral. What I am talking about is euthanasia. Euthanasia should be allowed in these cases where a person is suffering and is probable to die soon. Forcing a terminally ill person to live when they would rather die than suffer is much more immoral than euthanizing them. Right now, laws prohibit euthanasia in most states in the United States, so most people cannot be euthanized even if they want to be. However, this can be changed with enough people calling their state representatives and protesting the law. Terminally ill…show more content…
Euthanasia is the practice of painlessly ending a person or animal’s life because they are suffering and cannot be cured. It is a humane option compared to being forced to live out the rest of your life living off a machine and in great pain. Nevertheless, people still find it to be against their morals and do not want it to be in practice. Dating back two centuries, the argument of euthanasia has been debated on whether it should be allowed, and controversy follows it around everywhere it is allowed. There are two types of euthanasia: voluntary and involuntary. In voluntary euthanasia, the person being euthanized chooses that he or she wants to be and has full control over it. In involuntary euthanasia, the person does not consent to being euthanized, and the choice was most likely made by a close family member. These are the main two classifications of euthanasia.…show more content…
Having a terminal illness basically traps a person in their body with no escape. The person’s motor functions deteriorate over time while they are trapped in their own prison. Euthanasia is the only escape to this prison that does not involve a miracle or an act of God. It allows the person to die on their own terms instead of letting the disease slowly take them away from this world. They have the right to choose whether they should live or not instead of suffering in their internal prison. Dying slowly only pains the terminally ill person and their family more. Allowing them to choose the way they die instead of succumbing to an illness helps the patient keep their dignity even after death.
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