Euthanasia Should Not Be Legalized

2177 Words May 15th, 2015 9 Pages
The thought of losing a loved one can be extremely devastating. Deciding whether someone who is trying to fight out the pain has to die, or even if they do wish to die is even more devastating. Euthanasia shouldn’t be legalized because the assumption that patients should have a right to die would impose on doctors a duty to kill, there’s no right to be killed but there are danger of being killed. We could never control it because of the different ways people think and the way they view what’s right or wrong.
Euthanasia is the intentional killing by actually killing the person or leaving the person alone without treatment till he or she dies on their own. Also known as “mercy killing” .There are two types of euthanasia, active and passive. Passive Euthanasia being the ending of someone’s life by deliberate withholding of drugs or other life-sustaining treatment. Active Euthanasia is the act of ending a life in which is to cause the patient’s death in a single act. Some places use this on patients who have being diagnosed with a terminal illness for a long time and show no improvement in health, the patient may experience sever amount of pain. Two way that people who view this situation is on one side they would think that since there were no signs of getting better they would attempt to relieve their pain by killing. Other would want the patient to keep being treated I hope of improvement. If the patient had the right to die for some people it would become a duty to die by…

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