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Euthanasia Euthanasia is the action of inducing a quiet and easy death. There are two types of euthanasia. Voluntary Euthanasia Voluntary Euthanasia is when a person suffering, ask a doctor for a quiet and easy death. Non-voluntary Euthanasia Non-voluntary euthanasia is when somebody is living a life worse than death and they cannot decide for themselves whether they would like to commit euthanasia. Families may decide to commit non-voluntary euthanasia to help a loved one die a quick and peaceful death. Reasons for Euthanasia People should be allowed to decide when they want to die. Christians believe that life comes from god, but it does not say in the bible that a person must be kept alive. ...read more.

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Is euthanasia legal? (Rhetorical question) Euthanasia is not legal in the UK at the moment, although it is legal in Holland and has been for a while and Holland is very happy with how it is working out. Organisations Dignity for dying is a large organisation that aims to secure the right for everyone to be able to die with dignity at the end of there life. They are trying to make it legal for doctors to commit euthanasia. Terminally ill people can contact the organization and they will raise the issues with the government. They have worked alongside famous euthanasia cases like the Diane Pretty case. ...read more.

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My opinion I have a split opinion. I agree with both sides of the argument but I think I believe that it should be legalised. I believe that people should have a right to end their life if they are in a lot of pain. I know if I was seriously ill I would like to die a peaceful death, as I'm sure many of you here would to although I can see the dangers of making euthanasia legal. I believe that if Euthanasia was to be made legal then you there should be some precautions for instance you should have to have at least two opinions on whether the person is ready for euthanasia. Thank you for listening is there any questions? ...read more.

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