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Euthanasia Imagine your grandpa is in the hospital because his Parkinsons disease has gotten worse He may be shaking compulsively and not be able to talk yet inside your grandpa loves being able to sit in bed and watch the sunrise in the morning He loves it when the attractive nurse comes in to talk to him every morning and feeds him jell-o He loves it when you come visit him and tell him whats going on in your life Now hes gone because his doctor didnt see how happy he was inside and took it upon himself to kill your grandpa The doctor it explains it to be a mercy killing technically known as euthanasia It is estimated that more than 5000 people die each year in the US from euthanasia Euthanasia is defined as intentionally making someone die rather than allowing them to die naturally Of those 5000 that die 2000 of the deaths are estimated to have been active deaths by injection or suffocation while the other 3000 were killed by having their life-support systems disconnected About half of these killings were not even for terminally ill patients just people who were in great pain Oregon the Netherlands and Belgium are the only jurisdictions in the world where euthanasia or assisted suicide is permitted In the Netherlands it was reported that 9 of all deaths were carried out by doctors and half of these were cases where the patient was killed without his consent Isnt it the primary obligation of the medical profession to preserve life not end it A persons life is to be treated with respect It has always been a choice for a patient to have their life-support system disconnected but no one should be murdered by injection or pills Euthanasia is illegal in 49 states of the US and is the number one form of suicidal death Euthanasia goes against religious beliefs ends a persons life prematurely
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