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Euthanasia should not be legalized in the US

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For the past decade all over the world, one of the most argued and debated about topics has been a patient’s right to choose to end his or her life by means of euthanasia. Euthanasia is the practice of ending a life in a painless manner. It has been and still remains an extremely controversial topic in the US. Does a person have the right to die? Should euthanasia be legalized? Legalizing euthanasia has become a burning topic to doctors, societies, governments, and nations. To me, the US government should not legalize euthanasia.

I agree that people should have the right to do anything they want to do, but the death of a human is something that should not be controlled by another human. Life is a divine gift that really matters to all. According to Pope John Paul II, “A man, even if seriously sick or prevented in the exercise of its higher functions, is and will be always a man. He will never become a vegetable or an animal. The intrinsic value and personal dignity of every human being does not change depending on their circumstances.”

Also, most of the people, who ask for the hel...

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that the us government should not legalize euthanasia.
  • Opines that people should have the right to do anything they want, but the death of a human is something that should not be controlled by another human.
  • Explains that 90% of people who pledge for the help to end them suffer from known mental disease, which leads to severe physical and emotional stress that weakens basic cognition, creates unnecessary self blame, and lowers overall self esteem.
  • Argues that by granting the wishes of a suffering person who asks for help in dying, it does not mean that other people respect their wishes.
  • Opines that supporters of euthanasia believe that people should not be forced to stay alive. this is against the right of individual.
  • Argues that euthanasia is a negligence of the value and importance of human life and an underestimation of medical science.
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