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Euthanasia and Culture
Euthanasia, the act of relieving the prolonged pain and suffering of terminally ill patients by inducing death, has been the subject of controversy for sometime. Dying with dignity, the kind of end we hope for ourselves as well as others, has in some ways become more difficult. With the advancements in medicine having leaped forward…
The U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on Assisted Suicide
On July 26, 1997, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upheld decisions in New York and Washington State that criminalized assisted suicide. As of April 1999, physicians-assisted suicide is illegal in all but a couple of states. Over thirty states have established laws prohibiting assisted suicide, and of those who don’t have statues, a number of…
Why Do Christians Oppose Euthanasia
Death is one of the hardest things that religion has to deal with and they provide comfort and answers for those who are facing death so it’s not surprising that religions have very strong views on euthanasia especially Christianity. Why is the Roman Catholic Church one of the most active organisations in opposing euthanasia? Most…
Is Any Killing Justified ?
Although everyone has a different opinion about whether or not any killing is morally justified, my outlook on this topic is no, no killing is ever really justified. As a believer in the Catholic faith, it is my duty is to live by the 10 Commandments, and commandment number 5 is “You Shall Not Kill….
Euthanasia a Solution or a Crime
Death is a foregone decision. Every person deserves a choice to live or die. The natural fear people have of suffering and dying and when cure is no longer likely, there are only two alternatives: euthanasia or unbearable pain. People who wish to retain their dignity and choices at the end of life should have…
Explain how a follower of religious ethics might object to euthanasia The issue of euthanasia is becoming increasingly apparent, in the UK and the rest of the developed world. It is derived from two Greek words, ‘E’ – meaning ‘good’, and ‘Thanks’ – meaning ‘death and the definition of euthanasia is the intentional assistance of…