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Voluntary euthanasia has been a debated subject for decades Euthanasia being described as assisted suicide is the voluntary killing of a person upon their request I am proposing to my audience that active euthanasia should not be legalized in the United States In the process of physician-assisted suicide a physician supplies information andor the means of committing suicide to a patient Why would a person want o do this to himself It has been suggested that a patient does this to end suffering from an illness or intolerable chronic pain When a person dies you must consider the fact that his body is shutting down It is inevitable that some sort of discomfort or pain is present whether euthanasia was introduced or the individual died his natural death Suffering is a part of life I thoroughly believe a person must take the good with the bad Otherwise the good could not be appreciated Who would want to leave his family in that way Imagine a family member saying he were going to kill himself because of his disease thus shortening his life span even more and providing less time with his family Any form of suicide is devastating for the people left behind wh0o love the person who has decided his life is no longer worth living This practice is especially damaging to children In actuality almost all people who commit suicide have some sort of mental problem Few people if any simply sit down and make a cool rational decision to commit suicide Some individuals attempting suicide are temporarily depressed once they are rescued less than 4 percent actually go on to commit suicide With todays technological advancements seventy to eighty percent of terminal illness patients with severe pain can be treated with an administration of an opioid Some people may also benefit from radiation therapy nerve blocks pharmaceuticals and electro nerve stimulation Many people consider suicide because they
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