Euthanasia Who Has The Right Analysis

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Death: Who Has The Right? What does death mean to you? Is it an act of God or an effect of our mortality? If you were in an irreversible state or had a terminal illness, how would you want to spend your last days? Who would you want to dictate how you lived your last moments: a political leader, congressman, family member, or yourself? Death is an imminent result for all of us so we should have the rights to die the way that is ideal for unideal situations. What is your perspective? Should our democracy legalize euthanasia for patients in health care centers? What does Euthanasia mean to you? Does it sound like the drug that ‘puts down’ our pets? Have you heard of it as a state of mind or serenity before a drug cocktail takes away the life …show more content…
Under Nazi rule, two hundred thousand men, women, and children were slaughtered by involuntary euthanization through gasses, lethal injections, etc. (Dowbiggin 16). The Nazi’s used Euthanasia as an agent to kill the innocent that were not a part of the Aryan race and that is totally different from how we, in the U.S., want to use it. The Euthanasia Society of America (ESA) has failed in many ways to reserve the rights of death for humans because of its connotation to the Holocaust (Dowbiggin 16). According to Gene Tarne, in 2007 and 2009, there were not any psychological evaluations taken in patients participating in Physician-Assisted Suicide (DeCelles 38). One of the criteria is to require a comprehensive psychological exam completed at the time of application and this violates that fact. This act, of not requiring testing, grounds law makers to have a reason to dis-allow the deaths to commence and deprive those who would get the testing done by responsible doctors. Formalized training, after legalization, would give doctors the choice to not euthanize, just as how some doctors do not provide abortions. Living life to the fullest extent ends once you are on the other side, so the human right to die should be given to those who need it (Dowbiggin 15). Giving those who need to die the proper procedures is their human right and the law should have that …show more content…
Christians believe that only God has the right to make the choice of life or death for each individual, a sanctioned ‘Ok’ for if you can die or not. The Catholic belief is that there is value in both the good and bad parts of life because they shape us for God’s judgement (Toolin 72). This construes the idea that we do not have the authority to make a choice of whether it should be legal or not because it is not up to us. Those who may not be religious or rule our country ‘under God’ feel that it is not our government’s place to take away the rights of tax-paying citizens who want to die and the law should be taken up personally between the patient and the doctor. Death is the freedom from our world, Earth, and either the journey to the next life or the trip six feet under. It is a belief that we all share and think about, yet we can all have different morals on what is the socially acceptable way to get there. Moral belief outlines how we should tell our government to lead us in leading ourselves. The legalization of Euthanasia is a difficult subject for lawmakers because it goes against their many morals, yet reserves the rights of those who need it. This act should be legalized and closely

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