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Intentionally making someone die rather than allowing that person to die naturally is the definition of euthanasia according to the International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force Euthanasia Answer to Frequently Asked Questions 1 This definition itself does not sound very appealing The practice of euthanasia in any shape or form should never be legalized in the United States and should be banned wherever it is presently legal Whether it be the assisted suicides associated with Doctor Death Jack Kevorkian or just simply taking away a patients life support from them no form of euthanasia should be administered The administration techniques the consequences if it were legal and whether it is right or if it is wrong are all very controversial issues involved with the topic of euthanasia Many people mostly pro-euthanasia activists refer to euthanasia as dying with dignity This phrase sort of makes euthanasia seem like it is very nice and a pleasant way to die Many people do not know of the different methods of killing that go on when euthanasia is practiced For example one method of dying is to be gassed with carbon monoxide gas and have ones head covered with a plastic bag Does that method really seems dignified Another method of killing is the lethal injection This method usually requires that family members be removed from the room because these lethal injections cause such violent muscle spasms and convulsions Unacceptable or Questionable Methods of Euthanasia Euthanasia is hardly dignified if you look at it from a different viewpoint This term of dignified is nothing more than a pro-death way of glorifying the act of euthanasia There are many consequences that could result from legalizing the practice of euthanasia and these are not good ones either If it were legal to help people die or for doctors to kill people then society would slowly begin to break down The value of a human life would slowly go down People do not see
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