What Is A Morally Right To Assisted Suicide?

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Who should make the decision that will allow a terminally ill person to die a painless dignified death, or should they have to continue to suffer until nature takes it course? Assisted suicide, the debate weather it’s morally right to assist someone to their death, while on their death bed, or to continue to administrate pain management until it’s their natural time to go. As of 2015, at least 18 states legislatures and District of Columbia are considering whether to allow physician-assisted suicide, Canada is starting the proses towards legalizing it. Oregon has since 1997 and in total, seven states and countries already declared it legal. However, a lot of people are against it. Religious leader along with some politic feel it is unconditional …show more content…
I pulled up the laws about assisted suicide and even found religious information as to why it should be stopped. I found a magazine article on Kevorkian that gives some history during his trails and before. Also some testimonial from family and ill people themselves. I have yet to go to the library but will this week. I learned that there is clearly two sides to the story, that people should have a right to choice their own death but the debate is most of these people are too ill to do it themselves and they need assistance. The other side is, it is unnatural to die in that matter, unethically and unholy. Some argue if there people are mentally capable of making this …show more content…
Why religious beliefs should and should not have a factor in establishing laws for assisted suicide. The cost of assisted suicide v the cost to keep a terminally ill person alive until it is their time. What is considered a “natural” death? What about medications that are given to prolong death, it that still considered “natural”? What exactly is given to a patients during assisted suicide and how long will it take. What does the body go through during terminally ill patients? If laws are passed, will some doctors have the right to refuse assisting death? Will there be an age limit? What is the difference between a morphine dip and assisted suicide? Morphine is giving to dying patients and increased slowly, the effects of the med is suppressing ones respiratory system until dying person is no longer breathing. If a person does decide to go with assisted suicide, will the church still bless

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