Friday, February 27, 2015

It Shouldn't Be Legal

Assisted suicide, apart from being flat-out unethical and very vulnerable to abuse, ain't all what it's cracked up to be.

We have Oregon as an example.

Supporters of assisted suicide often cite pain as a primary reason why people should have the legal right to die. But the state's report showed that people's concerns tended toward loss of autonomy (91 per cent), loss of dignity (71 per cent) or being a burden on their family (40 per cent). Coleman is particularly concerned that people are choosing assisted suicide because they feel they are a burden. "To me that feels more like a duty to die than a choice to die," she says.

It shouldn't be allowed because doctors can't be trusted, and most of all, those "loved ones" can't be trusted.

Especially if there is an inheritance involved.

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