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Euthanasia and Murder
An exploration of euthanasia and whether it is considered murder.
# 141188 | 750 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Hot Topics (Euthanasia) , Law (General) , Ethics (General)


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The paper discusses how euthanasia is one of the most controversial topics today and it is a complex issue that involves human rights, politics, religion, medicine ethics, morality and legislature. The paper explains that a conceptual question regarding euthanasia is the question is it or isn't it a murder. The paper reveals that euthanasia is currently illegal in majority of countries and hence by law is considered a murder.

From the Paper:

"Euthanasia is the act of putting to death painlessly or allowing to die, as by withholding extreme medical measures, a person or animal suffering from an incurable and/or a painful disease or condition. Euthanasia is one of the most controversial topics today. It is a complex issue that involves human rights, politics, religion, medicine ethics, morality and legislature. The conceptual question regarding euthanasia is the question is it or isn't it a murder. Euthanasia is currently illegal in majority of countries and hence by law is considered a murder. On the other hand, those individuals within the pro-euthanasia movement regard it as merciful..."

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