Assisted Suicide Vs Euthanasia Essay

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Assisted suicide has been one of the most controversial topics encoded in society to this day. Everyone has their own side of the story to tell their opinion. This is a socially debated topic that, when it boils down to the point, it is all just someone making a decision, whether the choice is to end one’s life and agony, or to preserve their pain. This should be a choice that the victims decide for themselves. However, in the land of the free, only one state has voted to legalizing assisted suicide. I stand by the right to choose assisted suicide. Assisted suicide and Euthanasia should be the choice of the people falling victim to such actions. This paper will be showing supporting reasons why assisted suicide should be the choice of the one that lays victim to it.
Physician Assisted Suicide is when a doctor provides a patient with informationor the means of assisting in their suicide. This could mean actions like writing a presciprtion for dangerous dosages of sleeping pills or providing access to carbon monoxide. These are just a few common examples of how physicans have helped assist in patients suicides throughout history and still to this day.
Active Euthanasia can be explained as causing the death of a person through direct action, typically as a response to a request of suicide.. Involuntary Euthanasia is just the opposite. It is used to explain the killing of someone who has not directly asked for help in commiting suicide. This occurs most often with patients who are in a deep coma of vegetative state with great odd pointing against their recovery or regaining of consciousness.
To have assisted suicide/euthanasia legalized certain guidelines would need to be set in stone would need to be clerrified tha...

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... as realizing the inevitable and that life is worth living only when it can be enjoyed.
In conclusion I can understand where the activists on assisted suicide and euthanasia stand. I am a compassionate person who cares about others feelings and I enjoy the life I am living. Freedom is a strong word. Freedom is often associated with the United States, but I feel as though every human being that has not been able to end their life when they were suffering from incurable pain. They are being cheated out of something that any able-bodied individual can do at this very second if they wanted to. They are not free to do as they wish. I am for assisted suicide not because of what it stands for, but because it is a right that we have as an individual. In the end though it is a choice that should be up to the patient. They have the right to decide whether they live or die.
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