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...elieve suffering. A form of passive euthanasia is to refuse medical care that prolongs life. Math makes a statement about this form of passive euthanasia. “Right to refuse medical treatment is well recognized in law, including medical treatment that sustains or prolongs life” (Math, 2012). Refusing medical treatment will hasten death and hasten the amount of suffering by the patient. Euthanasia should be legal because it relieves suffering and pain.
In conclusion, voluntary euthanasia should be legalized. It should be legal because it promotes organ donation, relieves pain and suffering of the patient, and it allows the patient to have control over their own life. The quality of life of the ill patient should be taken into consideration when euthanasia is brought up. Voluntary euthanasia helps the patient to relieve the suffering and pain before death.
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