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Euthanasia

Summary: Examines the issue of euthanasia. Debates both sides of the practice. Explores current laws governing the issue as well as church involvement.
The debate about Euthanasia dates back to 1870's. Euthanasia means literally `a good death'. Passive euthanasia is the withdrawal of a treatment which is keeping a patient alive. Assisted suicide is another form of euthanasia. Active, or voluntary, euthanasia involves the intervention of a doctor to administer a lethal substance to kill a patient at his or her own request. The law in most countries makes practising assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia a crime.

There are arguments for and against the controversial topic of Euthanasia. Many people feel that euthanasia is no better than murder and think that it should most definitely be illegal. Most of the population at present thinks that euthanasia is acceptable and that it stops unnecessary suffering in most cases. These people feel that it should be legalised. But if you were in this situation what would you do? There are arguments for and...

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