Human Beings Are Born With Inalienable Rights Essay

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Bliven Ayala Suzette Ghent English Composition 1 November 30, 2016 The Right to Die Human beings are born with inalienable rights; rights in which cannot be separated from a person. One is born with the right to liberty, the pursuit of happiness and most importantly life. It is only human nature that with the gift of life comes death. Human beings were born with the right to live; however, they were not born with the right to die. All human beings will die when their time comes, but when exactly will that be? The answer to the age-old question is unknown; coincidentally, in very few countries those who are terminally ill may chose a date and time of their death. This choice is made through human euthanasia otherwise most commonly known in the Untied States as Physician aid-in-dying. The right to die through Physician aid-in-dying has been made legal in five states; unfortunately, one must travel to another state in order to receive the treatment. When one is suffering from a terminal illness and can no longer bear the physical pain, he or she should be able to choose to end suffering through Physician Assisted Suicide. The topic of human euthanasia has been controversial for centuries. Clarence H. Braddock III, a licensed physician and Professor at University of Washington School of Medicine stated, “Physician aid-in-dying (PAD) refers to a practice in which a physician provides a competent, terminally ill patient with a prescription for a lethal dose of medication, upon
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