The overall purpose of the Euthanasia act it to allow those who are terminally ill to have to right to die on their own terms. Euthanasia is a drug that those who wish to die on their own terms are given in the formal of a pill. After receiving the pill, the patient then shallows the pill, ending their own life on their own terms. This concept of Euthanasia as caused a lot of controversy over the past couple of years. Specifically within the year of 2014, the act of Euthanasia has caught the attention of many, especially who of high position within our government. While this act of assisted suicide is illegal in many of our states today, some states such as Washington, Oregon, Montana, Vermont and New Mexico carry out his law off dying on your own terms. Many well known case of these issues of dying on your own terms such as Washington v. Glucksberg (1997), Gonzales v. Oregon (2006) Baxter v. Montana (2009). " Reflecting the religious and cultural diversity of the United States, there is a wide range of public opinion about euthanasia and the right-to-die movement in the United States. During the past 30 years, public research shows that views on euthanasia tend to correlate with religious affiliation and culture, though not gender." (CNN.COM) "The legislation of assisted suicide has moved a significant step closer after the Government made clear that it would not stand in the way of a change in the law.Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs and peers – including Coalition ministers – will be given a free vote on a Bill that would enable doctors to help terminally ill patients to die, The Telegraph can disclose.The proposed legislation will come before Parliament in the next few months. On Saturday night, Norman Lamb, a Liberal Democrat and the minister responsible for care for elderly and disabled people, was among the first to say he would vote in favor. Several other ministers and senior MPs and peers have previously signaled support for the move....
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