Pros And Cons Of Assisted Suicide

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“An assisted dying law would not result in more people dying, but in fewer people living.” This quote by Richard Branson shows the reasons behind assisted suicide. Assisted suicide is an option in certain places that allows patients that are suffering to end their pain through a physicians assisted death. When people have to make an end of life decision, one must take into account the patients suffering, the patient 's quality of life and how much the family suffers while making the decision.
The patients should be allowed to have a physicians assisted suicide because of how much the patient suffers. A patient undergoes physical, emotional and psychological pain during treatments. Cathleen Kaveny from Gale database says, “The term euthanasia in general refers to a situation in which one party adopts a course of action with the intention of causing the death of a second party to alleviate suffering.” Euthanasia or assisted suicide is a way for a person who is suffering to end their suffering which is causing them emotional trauma. Some people believe in letting one naturally end their life but assisted suicide is a way to get rid of the pain in an easy way. Also, Ezekial Emanuel from Gale database states, “They do not require that a patient be experiencing physical pain or suffering- a patient can be experiencing psychological suffering only.” Some doctors understand the trauma that one can go through when they are in pain. This is why some countries do not require patients
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