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Assisted Suicide

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Transcript of Assisted Suicide

What is Physician- Assisted Suicide?
Is the suicide of a patient suffering from an incurable disease.
Assisted suicide also known as “Euthanasia” has long been an ethical debate.
One of the most well known cases, which brought up this ethical issue to the forefront of international attention.
Terminally ill patients can conrtol their own death.
Video on Euthanasia, Physician Assisted sucide
Assisted Suicide
Why should Assisted Suicide be legalized?
Reduce number of incarrcerations
Reducing the amount of medical personnel for other patients that have medical needs,
Where is it legal?
What would happen if we legalized Assisted Suicide?
It would reducing the amount of medical personnel for other patients that have medical needs.
Not allowing assisted suicide goes against these human rights. A terminally Ill patient goes through seeing many doctors before they determine what they want to do with their lives.
Australia
Canada
Columbia
France
India
Japan
Israel
Mexico
United States (Oregon, Washington, Vermont, Montana)
Patient that has agreed to Assisted Suicide and family gives their opinion on what they think about assisted suicide
Cherienne Wazani
How is it Legal?
In 1997 the US supreme court ruled that there is no constitutional right to assisted suicide
Three states have passed laws legalizing assisted suicide in certain circumstances.
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