Why Is Assisted Suicide Morally Wrong

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While many believe that assisted suicide is morally wrong and violates the basic tenets of medicine, people should be able to die with dignity and stop their suffering to let them die happier. Assisted suicide has been a big controversy lately and I think it is a good thing to make legal. Terminally sick people should be able to end their pain and suffering. Dyeing with dignity should be a right to all. “Dogs do not have many advantages over people, but one of them is extremely important: euthanasia is not forbidden by law in their case; animals have the right to a merciful death.” (Milan Kundera) many people ask why is it allowed to for us to put down our pets when they are in pain but we can’t do it for people. Keeping people alive by machines when they are in pain and can’t move or do anything isn’t living its cruelty.” If I had terminal cancer, I had a few weeks to live, I was in tremendous amount of pain if they just effectively wanted to turn off the switch and legalese that by legalizing euthanasia, I 'd want that(john Key) Many people believe it’s a good way to let go of someone go but others think it’s wrong to end someone’s life prematurely if they still had some chance to live.…show more content…
"If we legalize assisted suicide, some patients will die instead of ultimately regaining their joy in living”( Wesley Smith) others think its spiritually wrong and it goes agenst what many religions believe in. some also believe that assisted suicide is a slippery slope and some would use it for the wrong reason. “Of all the arguments against voluntary euthanasia, the most influential is the 'slippery slope ': once we allow doctors to kill patients, we will not be able to limit the killing to those who want to die”.(Peter
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