Florida should legalize euthanasia and I offer the following
plan. The way Florida would legalize euthanasia should be by setting up a set of
professional doctors who could examine all cases in which a person or an ill
patients family request euthanasia due to extreme pain or an incurable disease.
The doctors could examine these people and if they find there is no way other
than the use of machines 24-hours a day to keep these people alive they will
allow the doctor of the patient to assist in suicide or in better terms freeing
an immense pain and agony. The benefits from legalizing euthanasia in Florida
would be the health care spent to keep many of the people who live on machines
from terminally or incurable diseases would be saved, many families would not
have to watch there family member die slowly, and many stories like Sue
Rodriguez's would never be.
In the first place, health care on people with incurable or
deadly diseases cannot be paid by many people because of no medical insurance
according to Euthanasia questions by the IAETF. The government jumps in and pays
for the treatment and care. This could be replaced in incurable or agonizing
pain situations with the better and cheaper treatment of death.
Next, not all family life is harmonious, and underlying
pathology can often be exacerbated by the stresses of a family member's terminal
illness bring says an article in Law Medicine & Health Care of 1992. If
euthanasia is legalized the family members of a patient could sleep peacefully
knowing that they have been "mercied" and died easily and with little pain
instead of being kept alive by a machine or dying slowly and painfully from an
Finally, let me tell you a true story from Vess Fast Access TO
Information On Euthanasia, about a 31-year old mother named Sue Rodriguez. Sue
Rodriguez was dying slowly of the incurable Lou Gehrig's... [continues]
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