Doctor Assisted Suicide Should Be Legalized Essay

1018 Words Dec 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
Dying Your Way, In Your Time Doctor assisted suicide should be legalized in all states because people should have the right to decide not suffer in agonizing pain from a terminal disease. As this world keeps evolving, so do diseases. Some of which have become known as super bugs. They are called super bugs because treatments that previously worked to cure them or lessen the effects, are no longer working. Imagine if you or a family member has been diagnosed with a form of disease that is not curable, and worse yet, something that is known to cause horribly excruciating pain and mental deficiency. What would you do? Would you consider euthanasia before the disease progressed that far? If it is something that you would consider, check your states legislation because unless you reside in one of five states, your request may fall on deaf ears. Currently there are laws that have granted citizens the right to choose death with dignity in Oregon, Washington, Vermont, Montana, and California. In this day and time, people want what they want, when they want it, and most want it now! It is no different when you are told that you are going to die from a disease. Doctors can’t tell anyone for sure what their personal experience will be like, but they can tell the patient what has transpired in previous cases. Think about what you, your family and your friends would go through if you didn’t know what was to come. Would you live in fear of what that day is going to bring? When will…

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