Euthanasia For Terminally Ill Patients Should Be Legalized

1333 Words Jan 13th, 2015 6 Pages
Neha Tuteja
Period 2
Legalization of Euthanasia
Take a moment to put yourself in their shoes. The one’s slowly dying. The ones in unbearable pain. The ones with the inability to walk. Inability to speak. The one’s in so much agony that even swallowing is a struggle. Laying there, on your deathbed, you think: is the pain worth it? To some it may be. But to many its not. In reality,people deal with this type suffering for years on end. The way to end the pain, is a “good death” called Euthanasia. Euthanasia, also known physician assisted suicide, is the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease. Now remember that physician assisted suicide is always with the consent of the patient. They are the primary decision makers. Therefore Euthanasia for terminally ill patients should be legalized in the state of California, because it is one of the most basic human rights which improves the quality of life and has already gained much public support. It is important to note that every person should have the right to chose between their own life or death, avoiding a bad quality of life. Death is a personal matter, and if no harm is caused to others, then the government shouldn’t have the ability to oppose it. They’ve already given us the freedom to decide our job, practice our choice religion and even marry who we want. Why should they not give us the option to choose between our own life or death? In fact, that should come…
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