The Pros And Cons Of Euthanasia

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Register to read the introduction… The New York statutes criminalizing assisted suicide violate the Equal Protection Clause because, to the extent that they prohibit a physician from prescribing medications to be self-administered by a mentally competent, terminally-ill person in the final stages of his terminal illness, they are not rationally related to any legitimate state interest. …show more content…
Euthanasia centers could be set up by the government if they would still wish to have hands in the matter also. Some say that the argument of saving on healthcare is putting money over the sanctity of life; though it isn’t simply about money (Battin). The legalization is about terminally ill patients having a choice in the matter and not only being told “No”. Even the sum of money saved due to legal euthanasia would be entirely tied to how many patients use the …show more content…
Of course there are the other beneficial reasons, but every day we seem to be inching further and further from the basic human freedoms and liberties that this country was founded upon. Euthanasia, or control over one’s life, is such a simple human right. It is a right that all should have and take pride in. As human beings and citizens of the United States of America, we should at all times be grateful for, and take pride in these freedoms. When these rights are in jeopardy we as a people should act out in whatever way needed to keep them

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