Should Euthanasia Be Legalized?

1970 Words Apr 28th, 2015 8 Pages
Imagine being a 90 year old lady who has been through a lot. Then your doctor called and says you have cancer. He gave you six months to live with no treatment because the cancer has already eaten your body up. You’re in unbearable pain, your bones hurt all the time, and because of that you 're always tired and cannot sleep. You are taking so much medication that you have no clue what is going on around you. You’ve lost a lot of weight. You’re always tired, you’re very emotional and irritable you want to be left alone. In my paper I’m going to prove to you why I think Euthanasia should be legalized.
Euthanasia refers to taking a deliberate action with the express intention of ending a life to relieve suffering. Some interpret Euthanasia as the practice of ending a life in a painless manner. There are two forms of Euthanasia. Passive Euthanasia is when a patient gets an injection to put them to sleep and they never wake up. It’s a very fast and painless death. Active Euthanasia is when a patient does not get the medicine that will kill them they starve or dehydrate. It is a very painful and agonizing death. There is involuntary and voluntary Euthanasia. Involuntary is when a he/she doesn 't have a clue to what you’re doing to them. Voluntary is when he/she wants you to Euthanize them. Euthanasia is for the terminally ill who want to die. It is appropriate because you have no idea how much pain they’re in. If the person is conscious and know what they’re talking about…

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