The Right To Die


Life is a very serious matter, however so is death. At sometime in every person's life they will die. Some people die peaceful deaths where as others die long miserable deaths. Doctors are unable to heal the pain of terminally ill patients yet they must suffer until they die. People should have because it is their life, they may not want their family to suffer and they may not be able to afford the outrageous medical cost for their cureless terminal illness.
"People have the right to live their life the way the may want to, yet when it comes to death that same person has no rights."1 If a person if faced with a terminal condition such as cancer, which leaves them in endless pain ...

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to the individual.
Those people who suffer from terminal illnesses are forced to live out life while losing their dignity. Families are forced to watch their loved one deteriorate and in the mean time put their own lives on hold to care for the ill patient that has lost all will to live. Watching a loved one slowly fade in the most horrible task for any human being. If the patient is extremely ill families can see there pain and feel the heart break that our laws enforce.
Hundreds of those who are terminally ill at one time or another wish to die and even request it to their family.3 To hear a loved one ask you to end their misery is the most painful and disgusting words one could ever hear. Those who can do nothing but sit by the bed of the ill person end up in no time at all feeling helpless and depressed. Those who lose a loved one slowly experience pain and memories that are nauseating, and no terminally ill person would choose to have his/her family suffer this ...

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Added: 12/30/2003 09:34:40 PM
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