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Pros and Cons of Euthenasia

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Submitted By lirohn
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|Euthanasia |
|Pros and Cons of Euthanasia |
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|Lisa Rohn |
|10/20/2010 |

|Euthanasia is a highly controversial topic among many political and religious groups. The purpose of this project is to detail the facts of |
|Euthanasia and to list the pros and cons surrounding the topic. Euthanasia is prohibited in the United States. However I will show that |
|patients practice forms of this “mercy killing” legally each day while exercising their right to die. This project will list guidelines in |
|which Euthanasia should be legalized and give arguments as to why the decision should be the sole right of the suffering individual. |

Imagine that your mother is terminally ill with stomach cancer and will, according to the doctors, live the rest of her life in excruciating pain. Her quality of life will be significantly diminished and she will be on strong medications, which will at times render her unconscious and unable to function just to help control the pain for the remaining part of her life. Imagine your son was in a terrible car accident,...

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