For many decades the topic of Assisted Suicide has been very controversial, the thought of death in this society is already taboo as is, however adding the idea of allowing a doctor; who has the title in many individual’s minds as a “life-saver”, aid in death is uncharted territory, that many cannot imagine exploring. Many people claim that this practice is not only biblically unjust but also inhumane. When a topic such as this one has so many different variables and facts, it is difficult to just base viewpoints on this topic based off of the Bible or whatever Holy Book an individual references. It is clearly stated in ...
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... act of the doctor removing the tube, not the patient’s body having enough and giving up so in reality in both cases the doctor is still the “murder” but it is considered biblically appropriate to remove a person from life support, right? What is the difference? The cause and effect in both cases is very similar.
Individuals who are suffering from an incurable and progressive disease should be able to request Assisted Suicide if they choose to do so. Pain is subjective and no one other than the person who is experiencing the pain should be able to make that decision. Assisted Suicide is not all bad nor all good but just like everything there are pros and cons however in this situation the pros outweigh the cons. Allowing American choose when to end their suffering and pain does not mean that we are a country filled with freedom and that citizen’s voices matter.
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