Euthanasia Debate

Essay by kmoseHigh School, 12th gradeA-, October 2014

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Kiera Mosley


Ms. Shelton

13 January 2014


Euthanasia is one of the most controversial medical issues of our time. Many people have different views on this subject for many different reasons. I believe that Euthanasia should be legalized in Canada. The reason that I believe that is because Euthanasia life should be quality not just quantity , ends and prevents prolonged suffering, and also allows for freedom of choice and the right to die. Many argue for and against the legalization of Euthanasia. Most people against the Euthanasia are the ones that have not been affected by it yet. For the reasons above Euthanasia should be legal simply for the sake of the people who it affects in their lives. In Canada people have the right do what they want with their life. Some argue that not legalizing Euthanasia restricts certain peoples rights when it comes to the charter.

Yet other people argue that Euthanasia also restricts people's lives if they are at the point where they can't make decisions for themselves. No matter what point someone is at Euthanasia should be an option, it's the decision of the life and no one else can have the control over that.

When someone is diagnosed with a terminal illness there should be more options for them. Living your life inside of a body that's deteriorating with every day that passes. When a disease takes over a person's body to the point where they are not themselves and are forced to rely on others to survive then they should always have the decision when they want to end the suffering. When a patient is suffering from a terminal illness then can feel like a burden on their family. This burden can only be Keeping someone on life support...