Euthanasia Pros

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Do we have a right to die? Euthanasia is a peaceful way to die. Euthanasia is illegal in the United States. Only nine countries allow euthanasia such as Netherlands, Belgium, Colombia, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, Canada, and some states in the U.S. Almost 55% of ill patients die in pain. Euthanasia comes from a Greek term “good death”. Most doctors agree that doctors should help the terminally ill and have a right to die. Others debate that euthanasia is assisted suicide. The big debate is allowing terminally ill patients to decide if they want to die or not and that comes with many pros and cons.

Those in favor of euthanasia, think that it should be legal and also voluntary. With making euthanasia legal it ends suffering for the terminally ill. There are four types: passive voluntary, passive involuntary, active voluntary, active involuntary. Passive voluntary is the right to refuse treatment. Passive involuntary is not taking the initiative to help someone that can’t help themselves. Active voluntary is when someone chooses to end their own life. Active involuntary is taking the initiative to help someone who can’t help themselves. Only 2/4 types of
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The debate is on whether its right or wrong to kill patients. Some people believe it isn't humane and others believe euthanasia is the personal choice. Some are against view euthanasia as murder and that we must respect the value of life. Those who are in favor of euthanasia believe that euthanasia eliminates the patient’s pain and suffering. Allowing humans to suffer is more inhumane than killing. Pros main concerns are that we should have a right to our own body, saves from suffering, alternatives are often worse, and shouldn’t be forced alive. Cons main concerns are legalizing murder, abuse, religions, ethics, and devalues human life. The controversy will still remain whether the argument over freedom of choice and the moral issues is

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