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Essay title: Euthanasia

Thesis statement: Physician assisted suicide, or euthanasia, should be a right that is given to a terminally ill patient.

Physician assisted suicide, or euthanasia, is an extremely controversial subject that has been a topic of debate for quite some time now. When people hear the words physician assisted suicide or euthanasia they tend to have a quick reaction. Society should really think about what euthanasia is and how helpful it could be. If people were to put themselves in patient’s shoes that have HIV, terminal cancer or leukemia, or AIDS they would probably think a lot differently. A common term used in the media today, “the right to die” is in fact a right that we all have. It is not illegal to commit suicide. For most people, their life is in there hands, they are choosing every second whether to live or die. There are patients that are too weak to commit suicide themselves or they would. This is why these people want euthanasia; because they can’t do it themselves.

Euthanasia should be a right that is given to a terminally ill patient. There are many people who are suffering from terminal illnesses such as: cancer, leukemia, HIV, and AIDS. There is hope for a lot of

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