The Controversial Issue Of Assisted Suicide

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Assisted suicide is a controversial issue made apparent by the media. Assisted suicide is the act of intentionally killing oneself with the assistance of another. This is very different from euthanasia. Euthanasia is when a person deliberately ends a life to spare them the suffering such as by lethal injection. Assisted suicide is when the physician provides the means for death, letting the patient administer the medication. As humans we feel obligated to support their individual choices. Every person has the right to choose freely what they will do with their lives as long as they inflict no harm on others. Many argue that assisted suicide is inflicting harm on themselves which is seen as being a harm to society. The people who ask for this
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