Has anyone read about legalized euthanasia

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    I was reading the death panel thread and got to wondering would anyone actually approve of something like death panels? So here is a few articles I came up with.


    This includes sick babies.


     
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    Case against euthanasia advocate struck down as unconstitutional...
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    US judge dismisses charges against right-to-die leader
    Sun, Mar 24, 2013 - A judge dismissed charges against the former leader of a US right-to-die group accused in the death of a Minnesota woman, ruling that the state law against advising suicide is unconstitutionally overboard.
     
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    There is legalized euthanasia in the state of Oregon.

    And we already euthanise people without their consent in the USA. It's called the death penalty.

    The thing that concerns me about legalized euthanasia is that people will be pressured into taking their own lives if they are old and/or sick and a burden on others. It will become the expected thing to do, and I think that's wrong.

    Of course, in a way, we already have legalized euthanasia...suicide is not illegal. You just can't help someone else to accomplish it.
     
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    I guess no one would expect:

    http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/archive//ldn/2009/mar/09031803

    to be honest.

    I'm surprised the OP didn't turn to damnyouabortionistskillers.com

    Euthanasia in Benelux has been very succesful and largely without controversy. It will probably become a model for other EU countries, and I'd be delighted if it did.
     
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    A doctor's duty, the purpose of medicine, is to reduce suffering in the world. If someone is dying a slow, agonizing death and cannot be saved, why should they not have the option of being spared that agony? even knights would grant such mercy to their enemies. Why should doctors be more cruel to their patients who request it?
     
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    If the patient agrees to it, I support legalized euthanasia
     
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    There are times death is the best result.

    Looking down at the the brother I liked best being kept alive by the filthy god damned scum of the earth for money while the rest of the family bawled like nutted cattle cast a shadow upon my otherwise sunny disposition. It didn't take legal action to get the plug pulled, but my youngest brother and my sister believe I murdered him.

    Fuck them. They are the sort of people whose idea of a bad day is seeing something unpleasant on the street instead of on television.
     
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    People should be able to decide how and when they want to die, the fucking government should have no input whatsoever.
     
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    We give the death of our pets more respect than we give the death of our citizens
     
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    I've known people to suffer terribly for years as financial burdens on their families mounted.

    While it shouldn't be a hasty decision, I have no problem with legalizing it.

    And suiciide is illegal, to a degree. Insurance companies will not pay on policies if suicide is involved. That's not fair.
     

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