Should Physician Assisted Suicide Be Legalized?

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Should be legalized for physician to let assist terminally ill patients with suicide if he/she or family members request for it? In any case, either the patient or family members ask for it, we must look at many other reasons why legalizing assisted suicide is a wrong to the public. Therefore, it is extremely important to focus on the wrong doing that we are attempting to allow physicians commit. If physician assisted suicide legalized and made to be available, while it might only be beneficial to small numbers of people, it might open up doors that would harm a large numbers of people in society. Although to legalize physician assisted suicide appears to be beneficial at first, looking at from closer inspection, it obvious to know that it causes numbers of issues because it contradicts most of religious belief which against taking away human life intentionally. In addition to that, it is also important to understand to legalized PAS means to give far more power to doctors, which is completely ethically wrong.

For this reasons, we must continue to treat terminally ill patients with a hope that someday they might be cured since medical technology is thriving which give us a possibility to cure these people.

One of the main reasons why it would be wrong to have available physician assisted suicide is because we have to look at it from the religious perspectives. Although that there are many opponents merely because they do not believe in the religions which strongly against physician assisted suicide, the majority of people in USA particularly believe in some types of religion. By the law, when we vote for something to legalized or illegalized we must take the voice of the majority people. This makes sense because whether it is fair or not, it...