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Should Euthanasia Be Legalised?
Euthanasia should be legalised.
Forbidding euthanasia by law implies the state's ownership claim of peoples' lives which in turn implies slavery.
Euthanasia can end unnecessary suffering.
People don't have to travel far or in fear of conviction for helping a loved one.
To let someone suffer until death is just as bad as murder.
(ie withdrawing Life Support) is already commonplace and has not run into any of the predicted Cons for Active Euthanasia (Taking an action to cause death).
If someone has e.g. no quality of life, is terminally ill - anyone who is of sound mind and wishes to chose their end of life should be allowed to choose.
Legal euthanasia is better than alternatives for those seeking to end their lives.
It is hard to decide where the set point is for someone else's pain to become too much/unnecessary. Legalising euthanasia would bring too much normative uncertainty.
God gave life so only He can take it.
Vulnerable people could be forced into euthanasia.
Euthanasia is a selfish act.
Its legalization will contribute to a devaluation of life, with less effort to preserve it with dignity to the end.
Medical professionals have a moral obligation to save a life if possible, and should never willfully end a life
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