Ethical Differences Between Euthanasia And Assisted Suicide
How Does Euthanasia Work?
There are many ways that euthanasia is preformed, some that are more painful than others. These ways include drugs, …show more content…
If you are assisted by another person to preform your suicide, even if you wanted them to, they could be charged with murder. If someone wants to die, but is unable to do it themselves, they are unable to do so because of it being considered murder, besides where assisted suicide is legal. (BBC, 2014)
Why Should Euthanasia be legal? There are many reasons why euthanasia should be legal because it provides a peaceful death to those who are suffering. If a patient decides that they would like to die, that is their choice and they should be allowed to do so with their wishes. Suicide is not illegal, and allows people to kill themselves, but what if you want to die but are unable to preform the suicide yourself and need assistance. When given a survey, 80% of people in the public said that they wanted the law to change to allow doctors to assist with death when patients are terminally ill.